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1. See cover slip.
2. A protective sheet of glass for a transparency.
(Photography) a thin square of mounted glass used to protect a photographic slide
a thin, round or square piece of glass used to cover an object mounted on a slide for microscopic observation. Also called cov′er slip`.
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|Noun||1.||cover glass - a small and very thin piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide|