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1. A small handheld magnifying glass.
2. A mirror with a handle.
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1. (General Physics) a magnifying glass with a handle
2. a small mirror with a handle
3. (Agriculture) a small glazed frame for seedlings or plants
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a small mirror with a handle.
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|Noun||1.||hand glass - a mirror intended to be held in the hand|
mirror - polished surface that forms images by reflecting light
|2.||hand glass - 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"|
light microscope - microscope consisting of an optical instrument that magnifies the image of an object
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