ultramicroscope, dark-field microscope

(noun) light microscope that uses scattered light to show particles too small to see with ordinary microscopes

Source: WordNet® 3.1



ultramicroscope (plural ultramicroscopes)

a microscope that uses bright illumination against a black background to view small particles

Source: Wiktionary


Word of the Day

5 February 2023


(adjective) (of societies or families) having a female as the family head or having descent traced through the female line

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Coffee Trivia

According to Guinness World Records, the largest coffee press is 230 cm (7 ft 6 in) in height and 72 cm (2 ft 4 in) in diameter and was created by Salzillo Tea and Coffee (Spain) in Murcia, Spain, in February 2007. The cafetière consists of a stainless steel container, a filtering piston, and a superior lid.

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