adjective see ultramicroscopic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ultramicroscopic — also ultramicroscopical adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1870 1. too small to be seen with an ordinary microscope 2. of or relating to an ultramicroscope • ultramicroscopically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ultramicroscope — ultramicroscopic /ul treuh muy kreuh skop ik/, ultramicroscopical, adj. /ul treuh muy kreuh skohp /, n. an instrument that uses scattering phenomena to detect the position of objects too small to be seen by an ordinary microscope. [1905 10; ULTRA …   Universalium

  • ultramicroscope — /ʌltrəˈmaɪkrəskoʊp/ (say ultruh muykruhskohp) noun an instrument for detecting, by means of diffractive effects, objects too small to be seen by the ordinary microscope. –ultramicroscopic /ˌʌltrəˌmaɪkrəˈskɒpɪk/ (say .ultruh.muykruh skopik),… …   Australian English dictionary

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