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Etymology

1. microscope

noun. ['ˈmaɪkrəˌskoʊp'] magnifier of the image of small objects.

Synonyms

  • camera lucida
  • magnifier
  • electron microscope
  • angioscope

Etymology

  • microscopium (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Microscope

  • gastroscope
  • gyroscope
  • horoscope
  • interscope
  • kaleidoscope
  • marketscope
  • ophthalmoscope
  • oscilloscope
  • periscope
  • polariscope
  • stethoscope
  • telescope
  • worldscope

Example sentences of the word microscope


1. Noun, singular or mass
Hookworms are hard to see without a microscope but also cause issues for dog and puppy health.

Quotes containing the word microscope


1. Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
- Josh Billings

2. Nature composes some of her loveliest poems for the microscope and the telescope.
- Theodore Roszak, Where the Wasteland Ends

3. where the telescope ends the microscope begins, and who can say which has the wider vision?
- Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

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