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magnifying glass

noun as in hand-held lens

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The effect is similar to looking through a magnifying glass.

“What we’ve seen with this pandemic, especially, is a big magnifying glass that has been put on this problem of unequal access,” she added in an interview.

Additionally, the Shop team updated the search function to be more prominent on the site and mobile page by adding a magnifying glass icon.

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If climate change was a magnifying glass, the virus was a “heat-seeking missile,” Flowers said, zeroing in on society’s most vulnerable members.

“Climate change is like a magnifying glass for everything,” Flowers said.

He holds them on his belly and looks at them with a magnifying glass, studying possible escape routes.

The magnifying glass, then, looks ahead to the fall, when Samberg will debut as the star of new Fox comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

P: See in the upper right there's an oval with a magnifying glass?

Bear with me, and we'll hold a magnifying glass to their generosity, including their recent sorry report card from CharityWatch.

These instruments were of a simple nature, for the magnifying glass was not yet contrived, and so the telescope was impossible.

Occasionally Uncle Will picked up a stone and examined it through a magnifying-glass for traces of the precious metals.

The variety crista has the ridges of the epidermis drawn into points, and is beautiful when seen by a magnifying glass.

Only with a magnifying glass can the undulations caused by the vibrating stylus be distinguished.

He stopped short, sucking in his breath with a curious gasping sound, and felt eagerly for his magnifying glass.


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

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