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magnifying glass Explained

magnifying glass at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] a round piece of glass with a handle, used to make objects or print look bigger//

magnifying glass at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

27 Moby Thesaurus words for "magnifying glass":
achromatic lens, astigmatic lens, burning glass, camera,
coated lens, concave lens, concavo-convex lens, condenser,
convex lens, eyeglass, eyepiece, glass, hand lens, lens, magnifier,
meniscus, object glass, objective, objective prism, ocular, prism,
reader, reading glass, telephoto lens, toric lens, varifocal lens,
zoom lens

magnifying glass at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Optical Instruments): optical instruments, lens, meniscus, magnifier, sunglass, magnifying glass, hand lens, microscope, spectacles, specs*, glasses, goggles, eyeglass, pince-nez, monocle, reading glasses, bifocals, contact lenses, soft lenses, hard lenses, sunglasses, shades*, periscope, telescope, lorgnette, spyglass, opera glasses, binoculars.

magnifying glass at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

a round piece of glass, usually with a handle, that you look through and that makes things look bigger than they really are

Magnifying glass at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Magnify \Mag"ni*fy\, v. i.
1. To have the power of causing objects to appear larger than
they really are; to increase the apparent dimensions of
objects; as, some lenses magnify but little.

2. To have effect; to be of importance or significance. [Cant
& Obs.] --Spectator.

{Magnifying glass}, a lens which magnifies the apparent
dimensions of objects seen through it.

magnifying glass at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

magnifying glass
n : light microscope consisting of a single convex lens that is
used to produce an enlarged image; "the magnifying glass
was invented by Roger Bacon in 1250" [syn: {hand glass},
{simple microscope}]

magnifying glass at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a
Category: Image - :Magnifying glass.jpg|thumb|A magnifying glass


Inter: en-noun » head=magnifying glass|magnifying glasses
  • An instrument made of convex glass, used to magnify.


    Inter: trans-top » instrument
    • Azeri: Inter: t- » az|lupa
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|放大鏡|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|放大镜|tr=fàngdàjìng|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: l » cs|lupa {{f}}
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|lup, Inter: t- » da|forstørrelsesglas
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|vergrootglas|n
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|lupeo, Inter: t- » eo|grandiga vitro
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|suurennuslasi, Inter: t+ » fi|luuppi
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|loupe|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Lupe|f, Inter: t- » de|Vergrößerungsglas|n
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|nagyító
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|lente d'ingrandimento

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|虫眼鏡|tr=むしめがね, mushimegane|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|拡大鏡|tr=かくだいきょう, kakudaikyō|sc=Jpan
  • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|лупа|f|tr=lúpa
  • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|suryakanta, Inter: t- » ms|kanta pembesar
  • Persian: Inter: t- » fa|ذره‌بین|tr=zarre-bin|sc=fa-Arab
  • Polish: Inter: l » pl|lupa {{f}}
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|lupa|f
  • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|lupă|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|лупа|f|tr=lúpa, Inter: t- » ru|увеличительное стекло|n|tr=uveličítelʹnoje stekló
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|lupa|f
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|büyüteç, Inter: t+ » tr|pertavsız

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * loupe
    Translation: et » magnifying glass
    Translation: fr » magnifying glass
    Translation: ko » magnifying glass
    Translation: hu » magnifying glass
    Translation: mg » magnifying glass
    Translation: ja » magnifying glass
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    Translation: fi » magnifying glass
    Translation: ta » magnifying glass