binocular microscope

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n binocular microscope a light microscope adapted to the use of both eyes
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Binocular microscope a microscope with two eye-pieces, for viewing an object with both eyes at once
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. mikros, little, skopein, to look at.

Usage

In literature:

Lea was working in the lab when he came in, bent over a low-power binocular microscope.
"Planet of the Damned" by Harry Harrison
When her distinctive steps finally came through the door, he refused to raise his head from the binocular microscope.
"Mate in Two Moves" by Winston Marks
Lea was working in the lab when he came in, bent over a low-power binocular microscope.
"Sense of Obligation" by Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
Corpora lutea and corpora albicantia were studied under a binocular dissecting microscope.
"Natural History of the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz" by John M. Legler
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In science:

The etched CR39 is analyzed, first quickly using a simple method with a light source and a large lens and observing the CR39 foil in transparency; a more accurate analysis is later performed with a large field binocular microscope.
Search for "light" magnetic monopoles
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