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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj- Of or relating to a lamp.

Usage examples (3)
  • Mr. Carpenter's lucernal microscopes are now arranged in a kind of temple, placed in the middle of a room, and illuminated by the light of one powerful Argand lamp, so...
  • Unlike solar microscopes, the lucernal microscope depended upon an oil lamp for illumination rather than the sun.
  • Development of the lucernal projection microscope in the late eighteenth century followed a long progression of solar microscopes. for more
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