conoscope

[ koh-nuh-skohp, kon-uh- ]
/ ˈkoʊ nəˌskoʊp, ˈkɒn ə- /

noun Optics.

a polarizing microscope for giving interference figures and for determining the principal axis of a crystal.

Nearby words

  1. connubial,
  2. conodont,
  3. conoid,
  4. conon,
  5. conoscenti,
  6. conoscopic,
  7. conquer,
  8. conquerer,
  9. conqueror,
  10. conquest

Origin of conoscope

< Greek kôno(s) cone + -scope

Related formsco·no·scop·ic [koh-nuh-skop-ik, kon-uh-] /ˌkoʊ nəˈskɒp ɪk, ˌkɒn ə-/, adjective

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