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sim·ple mi·cro·scope

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hand glass, simple microscope, magnifying glassnoun

    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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  1. simple microscopenoun

    A microscope with only one lens.

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  1. simple microscope

    The optical microscope, also referred to as a light microscope, is a type of microscope that commonly uses visible light and a system of lenses to generate magnified images of small objects. Optical microscopes are the oldest design of microscope and were possibly invented in their present compound form in the 17th century. Basic optical microscopes can be very simple, although many complex designs aim to improve resolution and sample contrast. The object is placed on a stage and may be directly viewed through one or two eyepieces on the microscope. In high-power microscopes, both eyepieces typically show the same image, but with a stereo microscope, slightly different images are used to create a 3-D effect. A camera is typically used to capture the image (micrograph). The sample can be lit in a variety of ways. Transparent objects can be lit from below and solid objects can be lit with light coming through (bright field) or around (dark field) the objective lens. Polarised light may be used to determine crystal orientation of metallic objects. Phase-contrast imaging can be used to increase image contrast by highlighting small details of differing refractive index. A range of objective lenses with different magnification are usually provided mounted on a turret, allowing them to be rotated into place and providing an ability to zoom-in. The maximum magnification power of optical microscopes is typically limited to around 1000x because of the limited resolving power of visible light. While larger magnifications are possible no additional details of the object are resolved. Alternatives to optical microscopy which do not use visible light include scanning electron microscopy and transmission electron microscopy and scanning probe microscopy and as a result, can achieve much greater magnifications.

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  1. simple microscope

    A simple microscope is a magnifying instrument that uses only one lens, also known as a magnifying glass, to enlarge the image of an object directly visible to the naked eye. It functions based on the principle of optical magnification. Simple microscopes are usually handheld and offer a limited degree of magnification, typically less than 10 times the actual size of the object being viewed.

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    The numerical value of simple microscope in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

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    The numerical value of simple microscope in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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  • साधारण माइक्रोस्कोपHindi

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