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oil-immersion objective

[ oil-i-mur-zhuhn, -shuhn ]

noun

, Optics.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of oil-immersion objective1

First recorded in 1880–85

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Example Sentences

The Abb condenser and the oil-immersion objective are practically always used in the microscopic study of bacteria (Fig. 138).

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