cover slip


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cover slip

or cov·er·slip (kŭv′ər-slĭp′)
n.
A small thin piece of glass used to cover a specimen on a microscope slide. Also called cover glass.

cover slip

n
1. (General Physics) a very thin piece of glass placed over a specimen on a glass slide that is to be examined under a microscope

cover slip

- The small piece of thin glass that goes over the specimen on a microscope slide.
See also related terms for small piece.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cover slip - a small and very thin piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide
plate glass, sheet glass - glass formed into large thin sheets
microscope slide, slide - a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
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The bimorph is built using atomic layer deposition -- chemically "painting" atomically thin layers of silicon dioxide onto aluminum over a cover slip -- then wet-transferring a single atomic layer of graphene on top of the stack.
The team painted on atomically thin layers of silicon dioxide onto aluminium over a cover slip to give it the rigid layer to facilitate shape changes.
A cover slip is then applied, and when viewed through a microscope at 160X, the technician is able to observe the cementum layers.
10 ul of thawed semen sample was placed on a pre-warmed glass slide and covered with a cover slip and assessed for progressive motility under phase contrast microscope at X 400 at 37degC (Akhter et al.
For the Direct smear method few drops of water and equal amount of faecal sample were mixed on glass slide and cover slip was placed over it.
The leukocytes were adjusted to 2 x 107 cells/mL and deposited on a cover slip before they were incubated at room temperature for 2 h.
Stained cells were examined with the oil immersion objective of a light microscope, and the number of rickettsiae within each of 100 cells was determined for each cover slip.
After incubation, a drop of suspension (40 microlitre) was placed on a clean glass slide and mounted with a flame-sterilised glass cover slip and examined under microscope (10x and 40x) for germ tube formation.
Glass slide (Blue Star, microslides, Mumbai, India) and cover slip (Blue Star, microscopic cover glass, Mumbai, India) were used as artificial test surface whereas rice and pearl millet leaf as natural surface.
Upon reheating, the gels will re-melt, and when the cover slip is pressed and moved using a dental tool, the gel will not reappear when cooled, as shown in Figure 6.
The bacterial cell attachment on the untreated glass cover slip and the glass cover slip chemically etched with 5N NaF was further investigated using Multimode Scanning Probe Microscope.
A cover slip was placed on the mixture and evaluated using phase contrast microscopy