oxyhydrogen microscope


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Oxyhydrogen \Ox`y*hy"dro*gen\, a. [Oxy
   (a) + hydrogen.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of,
       a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen at over 5000[deg] F.
       [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

   Oxyhydrogen blowpipe. (Chem.) See Blowpipe.

   Oxyhydrogen microscope, a form of microscope arranged so as
      to use the light produced by burning lime or limestone
      under a current of oxyhydrogen gas.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Microscope \Mi"cro*scope\, n. [Micro- + -scope.]
   An optical instrument, consisting of a lens, or combination
   of lenses, for making an enlarged image of an object which is
   too minute to be viewed by the naked eye.
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   Compound microscope, an instrument consisting of a
      combination of lenses such that the image formed by the
      lens or set of lenses nearest the object (called the
      objective) is magnified by another lens called the ocular
      or eyepiece.

   Oxyhydrogen microscope, and Solar microscope. See under
      Oxyhydrogen, and Solar.

   Simple microscope, or Single microscope, a single convex
      lens used to magnify objects placed in its focus.
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