Definition of Object glass

1. Noun. The lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed.

Exact synonyms: Object Lens, Objective, Objective Lens
Group relationships: Compound Microscope, Optical Telescope
Generic synonyms: Lens, Lens System, Lense

Medical Definition of Object glass

1. 1. Perceptible to the external senses. 2. The lens or system of lenses in a microscope (or telescope) that is nearest to the object under examination. Origin: L. Objectivus This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Object Glass

object-oriented database management system
object-oriented programing language
object-oriented programming
object-oriented programming language
object adapter pattern
object adapter patterns
object attachment
object ball
object blindness
object choice
object code
object complement
object constancy
object field
object language
object lesson
object manipulation
object of a preposition
object of the verb
object oriented programming
object permanence
object program
object pronoun
object pronouns
object recognition
object relationship
object space
object spaces

Literary usage of Object glass

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1. The Microscope: Excerpts from The Museum of Science and Art by Dionysius Lardner (1856)
"A convex lens is generally interposed between the object- glass and ... If this lens FF were not interposed, the object-glass LL would form an image of the ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1886)
"A 4^-inch object-glass will separate the components of a double star when they are within one second of each other ; a 9-inch object- glass when within half ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The most perfect object-glass would be one in which the value of B' ¡s the same for two rays ... through whatever portion of the object-glass they may pass. ..."

4. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1832)
"When we use an object glass of short focus with a high magnifier, ... This difficulty may be obviated by using an object glass of very great focal distance. ..."

5. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1883)
"14), between the object-glass and the image formed by it; the purpose of this lens being to change the course of the rays in such a manner, that the image ..."

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