Crossword clues for microscope
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Achromatic \Ach`ro*mat"ic\, a. [Gr. ? colorless; 'a priv. + ?, ?, color: cf. F. achromatique.]
(Opt.) Free from color; transmitting light without decomposing it into its primary colors.
(Biol.) Uncolored; not absorbing color from a fluid; -- said of tissue.
Achromatic lens (Opt.), a lens composed usually of two separate lenses, a convex and concave, of substances having different refractive and dispersive powers, as crown and flint glass, with the curvatures so adjusted that the chromatic aberration produced by the one is corrected by other, and light emerges from the compound lens undecomposed.
Achromatic prism. See Prism.
Achromatic telescope, or microscope, one in which the chromatic aberration is corrected, usually by means of a compound or achromatic object glass, and which gives images free from extraneous color.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. 1 An optical instrument used for observing small objects. 2 Any instrument for imaging very small objects (such as an electron microscope).
n. magnifier of the image of small objects; "the invention of the microscope led to the discovery of the cell"
In March 2011 owners Reed Business Information sold MicroScope and its sister title ComputerWeekly to TechTarget and the print edition ceased publication.
At the last BPA Worldwide audit in 2008, the circulation figure stood at 22,275 (BPA June 2008).
Following the closure of the print edition, MicroScope is now available only online and in a monthly digital format.
Topics covered within the magazine include news and analysis and assessments of issues within the marketplace. The classic audience for the magazine work within the 'two-tier' channel either in distribution or at a reseller. The readership includes volume distributors, value-added distributors, resellers, VARs, ISVs and technology consultants.
Over the past 28 years the channel has matured and continues to go through a process of consolidation. During the time the magazine has been publishing computers have become mainstream and the concept of the microcomputer is now fundamentally accepted in both workplace and home.
Microscope (stylized as MICroscope) is the first studio album by British rapper Riz MC. Originally released digitally in 2011, it was re-released on Tru Thoughts on June 18, 2012.
MICROSCOPE (Micro-Satellite à traînée Compensée pour l'Observation du Principe d'Equivalence) is a 300 kg class microsatellite launched by the European Space Agency on 25 April 2016 to test the universality of free fall (the equivalence principle) with a precision of the order of 10, 100 times more precise than can be achieved on Earth.
Usage examples of "microscope".
I have explained microscopes, to his fresh amazement that we ever built such instruments.
In appearance they are not very different from conventional bacteria, but at high magnification, or rather, at a relatively high magnification, the highest magnification a conventional school microscope is capable of, if you look very carefully you could see some particles inside that have regular geometric shapes.
The root nodules of legumes would have neither form nor function without the masses of rhizobial bacteria swarming into root hairs, incorporating themselves with such intimacy that only an electron microscope can detect which membranes are bacterial and which plant.
In some cases, as with the hypocotyls of Brassica, the leaves of Dionaea and the joints of the Gramineae, the circumnutating movement when viewed under the microscope is seen to consist of innumerable small oscillations.
Although the microscope is of inestimable value in examining the renal excretion, it does not entirely supersede other valuable instruments and chemical re-agents in determining constitutional changes.
In short he began to turn a microscope, with which he was no expert, on to the blood of malarious Hindus.
The microscope showed a great many air-vesicles both in the medullary substance and between the medullary and cortical substance.
Third, a microscope would be used to examine surfaces for residue concentrations and microfossils, such as tiny bits of hair.
But modern opticians improved their microscopes, and microscopists greatly improved their methods.
When the tissue was frozen hard, I cranked out a section with the microtome, stained the slice, and took it to the microscope.
From the microtome next to the microscope he carefully removed the super sharp steel blade used for sectioning specimens.
Jack Dienphong cast his eye about his laboratory: examining the metal tables, the chemical hoods and glove boxes, microscopes, SEMs, microtomes, and titration setups.
Meet Bo-the-bug under the microscope of unwanted smirks and quirked brows.
The serologist was watching a CRT screen over 130 centimeters across diagonally, with perfect resolution, the computer-generated picture of what was happening in the gel at that time as seen by the hypersensitive electron microscope.
Through the lens of the microscope, the paired chromosomes looked like segmented black worms joined at their midsections so that each pair seemed to form a squiggly X shape.