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dark-field

[dahrk-feeld] /ˈdɑrkˌfild/
adjective, Optics.
1.
of or relating to the illumination of an object by which it is seen, through a microscope, as bright against a dark background.
Origin of dark-field
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65
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