reducing glass

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noun

a lens or mirror that produces a virtual image of an object smaller than the object itself.

Nearby words

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  2. reducer,
  3. reducible,
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  6. reduct,
  7. reductant,
  8. reductase,
  9. reductase test,
  10. reductio ad absurdum

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Examples from the Web for reducing glass

  • The reducing-glass will help you to get the size and position of things.

    The Painter in Oil|Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst


British Dictionary definitions for reducing glass

reducing glass

noun

a lens or curved mirror that produces an image smaller than the object observed
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