Oxyhydrogen microscope
Microscope Mi"cro*scope, n. [Micro- + -scope.] An optical instrument, consisting of a lens, or combination of lenses, for making an enlarged image of an object which is too minute to be viewed by the {naked eye}. [1913 Webster]

{Compound microscope}, an instrument consisting of a combination of lenses such that the image formed by the lens or set of lenses nearest the object (called the objective) is magnified by another lens called the ocular or eyepiece.

{Oxyhydrogen microscope}, and {Solar microscope}. See under {Oxyhydrogen}, and {Solar}.

{Simple microscope}, or {Single microscope}, a single convex lens used to magnify objects placed in its focus. [1913 Webster]


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  • Oxyhydrogen microscope — Oxyhydrogen Ox y*hy dro*gen, a. [Oxy (a) + hydrogen.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of, a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen at over 5000[deg] F. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] {Oxyhydrogen blowpipe}. (Chem.) See {Blowpipe}. {Oxyhydrogen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxyhydrogen — Ox y*hy dro*gen, a. [Oxy (a) + hydrogen.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of, a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen at over 5000[deg] F. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] {Oxyhydrogen blowpipe}. (Chem.) See {Blowpipe}. {Oxyhydrogen microscope}, a form of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxyhydrogen blowpipe — Oxyhydrogen Ox y*hy dro*gen, a. [Oxy (a) + hydrogen.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of, a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen at over 5000[deg] F. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] {Oxyhydrogen blowpipe}. (Chem.) See {Blowpipe}. {Oxyhydrogen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Microscope — Mi cro*scope, n. [Micro + scope.] An optical instrument, consisting of a lens, or combination of lenses, for making an enlarged image of an object which is too minute to be viewed by the {naked eye}. [1913 Webster] {Compound microscope}, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Compound microscope — Microscope Mi cro*scope, n. [Micro + scope.] An optical instrument, consisting of a lens, or combination of lenses, for making an enlarged image of an object which is too minute to be viewed by the {naked eye}. [1913 Webster] {Compound… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Simple microscope — Microscope Mi cro*scope, n. [Micro + scope.] An optical instrument, consisting of a lens, or combination of lenses, for making an enlarged image of an object which is too minute to be viewed by the {naked eye}. [1913 Webster] {Compound… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Single microscope — Microscope Mi cro*scope, n. [Micro + scope.] An optical instrument, consisting of a lens, or combination of lenses, for making an enlarged image of an object which is too minute to be viewed by the {naked eye}. [1913 Webster] {Compound… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solar microscope — Microscope Mi cro*scope, n. [Micro + scope.] An optical instrument, consisting of a lens, or combination of lenses, for making an enlarged image of an object which is too minute to be viewed by the {naked eye}. [1913 Webster] {Compound… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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