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mi·cro·scope

 (mī′krə-skōp′)
n.
1. An optical instrument that uses a lens or a combination of lenses to produce magnified images of small objects, especially of objects too small to be seen by the unaided eye.
2. An instrument, such as an electron microscope, that uses electronic or other processes to magnify objects.

[Italian microscopio or New Latin mīcroscopium (Italian, from New Latin); see Microscopium.]
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microscope

(ˈmaɪkrəˌskəʊp)
n
1. (General Physics) an optical instrument that uses a lens or combination of lenses to produce a magnified image of a small, close object. Modern optical microscopes have magnifications of about 1500 to 2000. See also simple microscope, compound microscope, ultramicroscope
2. (General Physics) any instrument, such as the electron microscope, for producing a magnified visual image of a small object
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mi•cro•scope

(ˈmaɪ krəˌskoʊp)

n.
1. an optical instrument having a magnifying lens or a combination of lenses for inspecting objects too small to be seen distinctly by the unaided eye.
2. any of various high-powered magnifying devices, as the electron microscope.
[1650–60; < New Latin mīcroscopium. See micro-, -scope]
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mi·cro·scope

(mī′krə-skōp′)
An instrument used to magnify objects that are hard to see or invisible to the naked eye. Optical microscopes consist of a lens or combination of lenses. Others, such as the electron microscope, use other means of magnification, such as beams of electrons.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microscope - magnifier of the image of small objectsmicroscope - magnifier of the image of small objects; "the invention of the microscope led to the discovery of the cell"
angioscope - a modified microscope used to study capillary vessels
camera lucida - an optical device consisting of an attachment that enables an observer to view simultaneously the image and a drawing surface for sketching it
electron microscope - a microscope that is similar in purpose to a light microscope but achieves much greater resolving power by using a parallel beam of electrons to illuminate the object instead of a beam of light
light microscope - microscope consisting of an optical instrument that magnifies the image of an object
magnifier - a scientific instrument that magnifies an image
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Translations
مِكروسكوب: مِجْهَرمَيكْرُوسْكُوب
mikroskop
mikroskop
mikroskopo
mikroskooppi
खुर्दबीन
mikroskopsitnozor
mikroszkóp
smásjá
顕微鏡
현미경
mikroskopasmikroskopinismikroskopiškaimikroskopiškas
mikroskops
mikroskop
mikroskop
mikroskop
กล้องจุลทรรศน์
мікроскоп
kính hiển vi

microscope

[ˈmaɪkrəskəʊp] Nmicroscopio m
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microscope

[ˈmaɪkrəskəʊp] nmicroscope m
under the microscope → au microscope
to put sth under the microscope (fig) (= scrutinize) → examiner qch au microscope
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microscope

[ˈmaɪkrəskəʊp] nmicroscopio
light microscope → microscopio ottico
electron microscope → microscopio elettronico
under the microscope → al microscopio
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microscope

(ˈmaikrəskəup) noun
an instrument which makes very small objects able to be seen magnifying them greatly. Germs are very small, and can only be seen with the aid of a microscope.
ˌmicroˈscopic (-ˈsko-) adjective
seen only by the aid of a microscope. microscopic bacteria.
ˌmicroˈscopically adverb
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microscope

مَيكْرُوسْكُوب mikroskop mikroskop Mikroskop μικροσκόπιο microscopio mikroskooppi microscope mikroskop microscopio 顕微鏡 현미경 microscoop mikroskop mikroskop microscópio микроскоп mikroskop กล้องจุลทรรศน์ mikroskop kính hiển vi 显微镜
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mi·cro·scope

n. microscopio, instrumento óptico con lentes que amplifican objetos que no pueden verse a simple vista;
electron ______ electrónico;
light ______ con luz o lumínico.
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microscope

n microscopio; electron — microscopio electrónico; light — microscopio de luz
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