Nobert's lines
Nobert's lines No"bert's lines [After F. A. Nobert, German manufacturer in Pomerania.] Fine lines ruled on glass in a series of groups of different closeness of line, and used to test the power of a microscope. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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