Definitions for Microscopeˈmaɪ krəˌskoʊp
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an optical instrument having a magnifying lens or a combination of lenses for inspecting objects too small to be seen distinctly by the unaided eye.
any of various high-powered magnifying devices, as the electron microscope.
Origin of microscope:
1650–60; < NL mīcroscopium. See micro -, -scope
magnifier of the image of small objects
"the invention of the microscope led to the discovery of the cell"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a device used in science that magnifies tiny things so that you can see them
They count the cells with the aid of a microscope.
An optical instrument used for observing small objects.
Any instrument for imaging very small objects (such as an electron microscope).
Origin: From microscopium, from μικρός + σκοπέω.
an optical instrument, consisting of a lens, or combination of lenses, for making an enlarged image of an object which is too minute to be viewed by the naked eye
A microscope is an instrument used to see objects that are too small for the naked eye. The science of investigating small objects using such an instrument is called microscopy. Microscopic means invisible to the eye unless aided by a microscope. There are many types of microscopes, the most common and first to be invented is the optical microscope which uses light to image the sample. Other major types of microscopes are the electron microscope and the various types of scanning probe microscope.
Translations for Microscope
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an instrument which makes very small objects able to be seen magnifying them greatly
Germs are very small, and can only be seen with the aid of a microscope.
- مِكروسكوب: مِجْهَرArabic
- microscópioPortuguese (BR)
- das MikroskopGerman
- 顯微鏡Chinese (Trad.)
- kính hiển viVietnamese
- 显微镜Chinese (Simp.)
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