eyepiece

eyepiece
The compound lens at the end of the microscope tube nearest the eye; it magnifies the image made by the objective.

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eye·piece 'ī-.pēs n the lens or combination of lenses at the eye end of an optical instrument called also ocular

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n.
the lens or system of lenses of an optical instrument, such as a microscope, that is nearest to the eye of the examiner. It usually produces a magnified image of the previous image formed by the instrument. Compare objective.

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eye·piece (iґpēs) the lens or system of lenses in a microscope (or telescope) that is nearest to the eye of the user and that serves to further magnify the image produced by the objective.

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  • eyepiece — eye piece eye piece eye piece , n. (Opt.) The lens, or combination of lenses, at the eye end of a microscope, telescope or other optical instrument, through which the image formed by the mirror or object glass is viewed. Syn: ocular. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eyepiece — eye piece eye piece eye piece , n. (Opt.) The lens, or combination of lenses, at the eye end of a microscope, telescope or other optical instrument, through which the image formed by the mirror or object glass is viewed. Syn: ocular. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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