magnifier

Definitions of magnifier
  1. noun
    a scientific instrument that magnifies an image
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    microscope
    magnifier of the image of small objects
    scope, telescope
    a magnifier of images of distant objects
    angioscope
    a modified microscope used to study capillary vessels
    astronomical telescope
    any telescope designed to collect and record electromagnetic radiation from cosmic sources
    collimator
    a small telescope attached to a large telescope to use in setting the line of the larger one
    electron microscope
    a microscope that is similar in purpose to a light microscope but achieves much greater resolving power by using a parallel beam of electrons to illuminate the object instead of a beam of light
    equatorial
    a telescope whose mounting has only two axes of motion, one parallel to the Earth's axis and the other one at right angles to it
    light microscope
    microscope consisting of an optical instrument that magnifies the image of an object
    solar telescope
    a telescope designed to make observations of the sun
    transit instrument
    a telescope mounted on an axis running east and west and used to time the transit of a celestial body across the meridian
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    scientific instrument
    an instrument used by scientists
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