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comparison microscope

noun

, Optics.
  1. a microscope having two objective lenses and using a system of prisms to form in one eyepiece adjacent images of two different objects.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of comparison microscope1

First recorded in 1935–40

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Example Sentences

This would be now with the same projectiles under the comparison microscope but rotated to a new position.

These were also taken under the comparison microscope in the same fashion as the other specimens.

Actually, this is one photograph taken through a comparison microscope.

He put the blood-drop on a slide and inserted it at one side of a comparison microscope, nodding.

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