comparison microscope


noun Optics.

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

Nearby words

  1. comparator,
  2. compare,
  3. compare notes,
  4. compared,
  5. comparison,
  6. comparison shopper,
  7. comparison test,
  8. comparison-shop,
  9. comparsa,
  10. compart

Origin of comparison microscope

First recorded in 1935–40

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