Micro vs. Mini

Micro vs. Mini — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Micro and Mini

Microadjective

Very small or microscopic.

Mininoun

Something that is distinctively smaller than other members of its type or class.

Microadjective

Basic or small-scale

the economy's performance at the micro level.

Mininoun

A miniskirt.

Micronoun

A microcomputer.

Miniadjective

Miniature, tiny, small.

Micronoun

A microprocessor.

Miniadjective

used of women's clothing; very short with hemline above the knee;

a mini dressminiskirtsmidiskirtswore her dresses midi length

Micronoun

A microbrewery.

Micronoun

A microbrew.

Microadjective

Small, relatively small; used to contrast levels of the noun modified.

At the micro level he was a good manager. At the macro level he failed.

Microadjective

extremely small in scale or scope or capability