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simple microscope

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noun

a microscope having a single lens.

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Origin of simple microscope

First recorded in 1720–30
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British Dictionary definitions for simple microscope

simple microscope


noun

a microscope having a single lens; magnifying glassCompare compound microscope
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Medicine definitions for simple microscope

simple microscope


n.

A microscope having one lens or lens system, such as a magnifying glass.
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