Definition of Nosepiece

1. Noun. Armor plate that protects the nose.




2. Noun. A strap that is the part of a bridle that goes over the animal's nose.
Exact synonyms: Noseband
Group relationships: Bridle
Generic synonyms: Strap

3. Noun. The link between two lenses; rests on the nose.
Exact synonyms: Bridge
Generic synonyms: Link, Linkup, Tie, Tie-in
Group relationships: Eyeglasses, Glasses, Specs, Spectacles

Definition of Nosepiece

1. Noun. Anything (originally a piece of armour) that protects the nose ¹

2. Noun. The bridge between spectacle lenses that rests on the nose ¹

3. Noun. The part of a microscope that holds the objectives ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nosepiece

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Nosepiece

1. A microscope attachment, consisting of several objectives surrounding a central pivot. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nosepiece

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Literary usage of Nosepiece

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1. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1903)
"A New Changing nosepiece. So many different styles of nosepieces, ... For petrographic, metallographic and photographic work a readily changeable nosepiece ..."

2. Laboratory Apparatus: Chemistry, Biology, Photography, Microscopes by Standard Scientific Company, New York Standard Scientific Company, Standard Scientific Company, New York (1920)
"Each equipment includes two objectives of 16 mm and 4 mm focus: F2 The same as above, including double nosepiece With 7.5x eyepiece F3 With two eyepieces of ..."

3. The Elements of Bacteriological Technique: A Laboratory Guide for Medical by John William Henry Eyre (1913)
"For critical work and particularly for photo-microg raphy, however, the interchangeable nosepiece is by no means perfect as it is next to impossible to ..."

4. Microscopy: The Construction, Theory and Use of the Microscope by Edmund Johnson Spitta (1907)
"... the screw end of the objective is placed against the nosepiece—screw to screw—being gently held there by the two fingers of the right hand, ..."

5. A Comparison of Methods for Determining the Respiratory Exchange of Man by Thorne Martin Carpenter (1915)
"Occasionally a nosepiece slips out of place during a period. ... When the nostril is exceedingly small, a smaller nosepiece has to be used and the opening ..."

6. Animal Micrology: Practical Exercises in Zoölogical Micro-technique by Michael Frederic Guyer (1917)
"If a nosepiece is used, allowance must be made for its height. In some of the more recently made microscopes, however, the scale on the back of the ..."

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