Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

optical tweezers

noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
1.
a laser device used to study, manipulate, or trap a microscopic object, as a microorganism or cell, with nanometer precision.
Also called laser tweezers.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for optical tweezers

Word Value for optical

11
14
Scrabble Words With Friends