Definitions for hand glass

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hand′ glass`(n.)

  1. a small mirror with a handle.

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  1. hand glass, hand mirror(noun)

    a mirror intended to be held in the hand

  2. hand glass, simple microscope, magnifying glass(noun)

    light microscope consisting of a single convex lens that is used to produce an enlarged image

    "the magnifying glass was invented by Roger Bacon in 1250"


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