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electron microscope

noun [C] uk   us  
a device that sends electrons through objects that are too small to be seen easily, to produce a picture that is more detailed than that produced by ordinary microscopes
Translations of “electron microscope”
in Chinese (Traditional) 電子顯微鏡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电子显微镜…
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