Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

An instrument for making visible minute objects.

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Usage examples "microscope":

  1. You cannot see their real shape without a microscope, they are so small. - "The Insect Folk", Margaret Warner Morley.
  2. The microscope, however, shows just the reverse to be true. - "Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools", Francis M. Walters, A.M..
  3. Every inch of every one of these squares I shall examine under a microscope, and anything found which can be of any possible interest will be carefully preserved, and its exact location accurately marked upon this chart I have prepared, which, as you will see, has the same number of squares as the room, the area of each square being reduced from one square foot to one square inch. - "The-Darrow-Enigma", Severy, Melvin Linwood.