in miniature

in miniature

On a small scale. The phrase is often used to describe a model of something much larger. For my science project, I made a volcano in miniature. Pat's daughter is like Pat in miniature! I can't believe how much they look alike! Some parts of our seaside town are like a tropical resort in miniature.
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With nearly four decades of experience behind him, Ahmad has discovered countless variations in miniature artwork.
Forty three years of excellence in miniature is what we have to share with everyone who attends our annual event,"stated MMSI's Jim DeRogatis, Secretary and Editor of the MMSI's publication, "The Scabbard.
What, for you, are the most exciting developments that you've made in miniature painting?
Taken as emblems of imperial grandeur in miniature painting, they have been pulled from their original pictorial context and reduced to their basic shape.
The growing popularity of the motor sports prompted Joe, a motorbike mechanic with an interest in miniature bikes, to make these bikes.
More than 250 exhibitors converged on the Autumn Miniatura show at the NEC, which brought together an unrivalled selection of all that is best in miniature from around the world.
It's not a miniature-golf course, but a golf course in miniature,'' said Jack Hopkins, president of Putting Courses of America Inc.
com has been leading the hobby as the source for gardening in miniature.
When planted correctly, the plants and trees stay in scale with each other to create a sustainable, true garden in miniature.
The Great Palaces of Europe,'' including England's Hampton Court Palace, Fontainbleau, the opera house at Versailles, and the Doge's Palace in Venice, are on display in miniature at the Carol and Barry Kaye Museum of Miniatures, 5900 Wilshire Blvd.