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Abbe condenser

[ah-buh, ab-ee] /ˈɑ bə, ˈæb i/
Optics. a combination of two or three lenses having a large aperture and used as a condenser for a compound microscope.
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named after Ernst Abbe (1840-1905), German physicist Unabridged
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Abbe condenser

/ˈæbɪ; German ˈaːbə/
a microscope condenser invented by Ernst Abbe (1840-1905), German physicist
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