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hand lens

noun as in magnifying glass

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Example Sentences

Soften the leaves by soaking in hot water, unroll carefully and examine with a hand lens or low power of the microscope.

Examine the growth on the plates either with the naked eye or with the help of a small hand lens.

(b) Remove the cover of the plate, and by means of a hand lens count the colonies appearing in each of the sectors in turn.

This difference of the fibres is best observed with a hand-lens.

In some large twigs the eye unaided will serve to find the tip-scar, but with the smaller twigs a hand-lens is necessary.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hand lens, such as: eyeglass, hand glass, lens, loupe, and simple microscope.

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