Definitions for magnifying glass
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a lens that makes an object appear larger.
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
magnifying glass(noun)ˈmæg nəˌfaɪ
a special lens you hold over sth to make it appear bigger
An instrument made of convex glass, used to magnify.
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