microscope Meaning in Cambridge Essential English Dictionary
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microscope

noun
 
/ˈmaɪkrəskəʊp/
a piece of scientific equipment that uses lenses (= pieces of curved glass) to make very small objects look bigger
Translations of “microscope”
in Arabic مِجْهَر…
in Korean 마이크…
in Malaysian mikroskop…
in French microscope…
in Turkish mikroskop…
in Italian microscopio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顯微鏡…
in Russian микроскоп…
in Polish mikroskop…
in Vietnamese kính hiển vi…
in Spanish microscopio…
in Portuguese microscópio…
in Thai กล้องจุลทรรศน์…
in German das Mikroskop…
in Catalan microscopi…
in Japanese 顕微鏡…
in Indonesian mikroskop…
in Chinese (Simplified) 显微镜…
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