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COMPOUND MICROSCOPE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does compound microscope mean? 

COMPOUND MICROSCOPE (noun)
  The noun COMPOUND MICROSCOPE has 1 sense:

1. light microscope that has two converging lens systems: the objective and the eyepiece

  Familiarity information: COMPOUND MICROSCOPE used as a noun is very rare.


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COMPOUND MICROSCOPE (noun)


Sense 1compound microscope [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Light microscope that has two converging lens systems: the objective and the eyepiece

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("compound microscope" is a kind of...):

light microscope (microscope consisting of an optical instrument that magnifies the image of an object)

Meronyms (parts of "compound microscope"):

object glass; object lens; objective; objective lens (the lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed)


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