The first, constructed by Herschel, was thirty-six feet in length, and had an object-glass of four feet six inches; it possessed a magnifying power of 6,000.
In the present case, dealing with a projectile nine feet in diameter and fifteen feet long, it became necessary to bring the moon within an apparent distance of five miles at most; and for that purpose to establish a magnifying power of 48,000 times.
The miserable foreigner grinned in the most abject manner, and looked ready to drop with fatigue, while his master composedly turned over the etchings, and brought their hidden beauties to light with the help of a magnifying glass.
Fairlie sat, serenely twirling the magnifying glass between his white fingers and thumbs.
Fairlie twisted himself round in his chair, polished the magnifying glass with his delicate cambric handkerchief, and indulged himself with a sidelong inspection of the open volume of etchings.
The Northwest Company had made a second memorial to that government, representing Astoria as an American establishment, stating the vast scope of its contemplated operations, magnifying
the strength of its fortifications, and expressing their fears that, unless crushed in the bud, it would effect the downfall of their trade.
Henceforward he saw every appearance of virtue in the youth through the magnifying
end, and viewed all his faults with the glass inverted, so that they became scarce perceptible.
It is transparent, as I said before; and being laid upon the printed page, I have sometimes pleased myself with fancying it exerted a magnifying
He uses a magnifying
glass that he clips on one eye to view microscopic parts of the watch that are not visible.
"The dew drops act like a magnifying
glass, which makes the details even more visible."
The session is part of the centre's Magnifying
Mushrooms project, which brings together artists and scientists to discover the wonder and beauty of fungi.
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Mar 21 (ANI): Over 35,000 wheelchairs, 52,000 magnifying
glasses, and 2213 sign language interpreters have been arranged in Karnataka for voters belonging to the persons with disabilities (PwD) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.