1. 1〔微細なもの〕a particle; an atom
    • 微塵に砕ける
    • break [be broken/be smashed] into little pieces/《口》 be smashed to smithereens
  1. 2〔ほんのわずか〕
    • 彼には愛情など微塵もなかった
    • He had not 「a particle [an atom] of affection in him.
    • だまそうなんて気は微塵もなかった
    • I had not the slightest intention of deceiving him.
    • みじん切りにする
    • chop ((a carrot)) into fine pieces/mince ((an onion))
    • にんにくは叩いてつぶし,玉ねぎはみじん切りにする
    • Crush the garlic and chop the onion into fine pieces.