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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Magnifier of the image of small objects.

Usage examples (36)
  • Using an optical microscope, Wembley Stadium would look like a blurred blob.
  • The invention of the microscope led to the discovery of the cell
  • The scanning tunneling microscope is completely new, and we have so far seen only the beginning of its development.
  • It would scarcely be an exaggeration to claim that the microscope is one of our most important instruments of research. for more
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