Predicate: miniaturize

Roleset id: miniaturize.01 , make very small, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

miniaturize.01: MINIATURIZE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'miniaturize' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from miniaturize.01-v predicate notes)


miniaturize (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause of smallness, agent
        Arg1-PPT: small thing

Example: adjectival

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        But in recent years, the market has moved toward less expensive ``mini-component'' sets, miniaturized amplifiers and receivers and software players that could be stacked on top of each other.

        Rel: miniaturized
        Arg1: amplifiers and receivers and software players

Example: bummer

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John miniaturized his head.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: miniaturized
        Arg1: his head