cover glass


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cover glass a small and very thin piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide
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In literature:

Pour into glasses while hot; let them stand until the next day and cover.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
He went to a corner and filled a small glass with wine from a straw-covered flask and brought it to her.
"Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)" by F. Marion Crawford
Nearer and nearer the monster came swimming toward me, with its shovel nose pointing directly at the glass that covered my face.
"Madge Morton's Victory" by Amy D.V. Chalmers
The shore here is hilly, and through the glass it looks as though it was covered with pine forests.
"Up The Baltic" by Oliver Optic
He opened the box and drew out a glass case covered over with white muslin.
"The Blue Germ" by Martin Swayne
No sooner did she encounter the glassy gaze of Febrer than she ran to a small table covered with bottles and glasses.
"The Dead Command" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
The minister took his station by a table on which a glass of water had been placed upon a vivid red cover: he portentously cleared his throat.
"Mountain Blood" by Joseph Hergesheimer
The upper slit was covered with glass, the lower with quartz.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
The white marble slabs are covered with patterns in low relief, and are decorated with ribbons of glass mosaic of the 13th century.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
There are no windows which boast of glass or covering of any kind.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
India-rubber "change-mat" upon which cover-glasses may be rested during the process of staining.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
Most moving of all was the little nosegay that stood in a tall glass at each cover.
"The Doomsman" by Van Tassel Sutphen
I lodge my strangers partly under a wire-gauze cover and partly in glass jars, all supplied with a layer of sand.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
It snowed for two days and two nights without ceasing, and then turned so cold that the snow froze over, a covering like glass forming upon it.
"The Great Sioux Trail" by Joseph Altsheler
The running boards were covered with sleet and as slippery as glass, yet Ralph forged ahead.
"Ralph on the Engine" by Allen Chapman
The young woman with the hauteur and detachment of her calling did not speak, but just glanced at a glass dish under a glass cover.
"Home Life in Germany" by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
Keep them in glass or china jars, covered tight, and in a cool place.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
Put in glass or stone jars, and cover tight, laying a brandy paper on top.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
A drop of glycerine is let fall upon this nucleus, then the covering glass placed over it.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
If screw covers are used, it will be necessary to tighten them after the glass has cooled and contracted.
"Canned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies: Household Methods of Preparation" by Maria Parloa

In news:

Artisanal tile company Fireclay was at Coverings for the first time this year and exhibited their brand of glass and ceramic tile that's a treat to look at and boasts some mighty strong environmental creds.
Tatiana Troyanos, an American mezzo -soprano whose enormous repertory covered the full range of operatic history, from Monteverdi to Philip Glass, died on Saturday evening at Lenox Hill Hospital.
Kathy Seff covered a 1960s telephone booth with thousands of pieces of colored glass converting it into a "human kaleidoscope".
Touristy, but cool, the Royal Gorge Route Railroad comes in several sizes and flavors, ranging from a $33 coach ticket to a $58-per-person Vista Dome (with a glass-covered roof) ticket to a $79 Dinner Car ticket.
'I was covered in glass'.
The next minute, Adam Welch of Seattle was standing amidst shards of broken glass covering his entire dining room .
The next minute, Adam Welch of Seattle was standing amidst shards of broken glass covering his entire dining room.
A combination of aircraft grade aluminum uni-body with glass reinforced PC-ABS impact resistant plastic covers.
The all-glass office block is a welcome contrast to the defensive crouch of most American embassies , though it looks as if it is covered in high-tech tufted upholstery.
Don't let the cover of "Bouchon Bakery" (Artisan Books, $50, 400 pages) fool you with its nostalgic cookie propped against a glass of milk, complete with striped straw.
A truck hauling sheets of glass flipped on Interstate 77 at Bluff Road blocking several lanes and covering the roadway in broken glass .
Cover of "In a Glass Grimmly".
Kathy Seff covered a 1960s telephone booth with thousands of pieces of colored glass converting it into a "human kaleidoscope ".
DeCosta ran up an escalator, past people who had dropped for cover and glass littering the floor.
Beyond the boathouse floats a barge covered in glass – a greenhouse.

In science:

In Vycor glass, the atoms are adsorbed and fully cover the surfaces of the open pores due to the van der waals attraction.
Bose-Einstein condensation and superfluidity of dilute Bose gas in a random potential
Instead, Tc is found to describe a cross-over that is typically located 15–20 % above the conventional glass transition temperature Tg : while the density– density coupling of Eq. (5) becomes ineffective at Tc , other transport mechanisms, not covered by the theory, remain active at lower temperatures.
Structural Relaxation and Mode Coupling in a Simple Liquid: Depolarized Light Scattering in Benzene
The vertex cover problem, sometimes also referred to as the hard–core gas condensation problem in the physics literature, can be mapped to a spin glass model with quenched randomness coming from the underlying random vertex–vertex connection patterns.
Long range frustration in finite connectivity spin glasses: A mean field theory and its application to the random $K$-satisfiability problem
It is an air-core light-guide made of Cu-plated 0.8 mm PVC (the internal walls are covered either with a glass reflector or with a reflector foil, which are compa red in the next section).
First performance studies of a prototype for the CASTOR forward calorimeter at the CMS experiment
An 80nm diameter gold nano-sphere on a microscope cover glass was used as a specimen under oil immersion conditions (Fig. 1(b)).
Optical nanoprobing via spin-orbit interaction of light
Zhou, Long-range Frustration in A Spin-glass Model of the Vertex-cover Problem, Phys.
Determining the Solution Space of Vertex-Cover by Interactions and Backbones
After allowing the glue to dry overnight, the frame and glass were flipped over. Four nylon fishing lines, covered to approximately 90% of their length with plastic sleeves (1.15 mm diameter) were inserted with tension across the length of the glass.
Construction of the Digital Hadron Calorimeter
Zeiss 1.4 NA, 63x, DIC) focused the beams into two non-overlapping spots with orthogonal polarizations on the upper surface of a standard glass cover-slip.
Measurement of the complex dielectric constant of a single gold nanoparticle
It will also include other forms of matter associated with ultra-relativistic nuclear collisions such a as the Color Glass Condensate (CGC) and the Glasma. I have also been asked by the organizers to cover new developments related to the Color Glass Condensate and the Glasma not presented in this conference.
Summary of Theoretical Physics for ICPAQGP 2010
In the literature one often studies a geometry when a plane wave (the central part of a laser beam) impinges on a circular or rectangular hole in a opaque screen, the hole being covered by a ground glass diffuser.
Cold atoms in the presence of disorder
They are formed by imaging the interference pattern of a laser-fed Fizeau, Michelson (see §18.6) or Twyman Green interferometer onto a glass plate that has been covered with photo-resistive emulsion.
Classical Spectroscopy
Also the protective cover of the FET and the glass shell of the feedback resistor were removed for such purpose.
Review on Double Beta Decay Experiments and Comparison with Theory
Fig. 1. Methods used to study near-surface effects. (A) Gel sample, surrounded by microspherecontaining solution, is sandwiched between two thin glass cover slides, sealed with Parafilm. (B) Gel sample contains a solution-filled cylindrical lumen.
Long-range forces extending from polymer-gel surfaces
The electromagnetic calorimeter consisted of 11704 lead glass blocks, covering 98% of the solid angle.
Determination of {\alpha}S using OPAL hadronic event shapes at sqrt(s) = 91 - 209 GeV and resummed NNLO calculations