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magnifying glass

noun

Simple Definition of magnifying glass

  • : a specially shaped piece of glass that is attached to a handle and is used to make an object look larger than it is

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of magnifying glass

  1. :  a specially shaped piece of glass that is attached to a handle and is used to make an object look larger than it is <The jeweler examined the diamond with a magnifying glass.>

Word by Word Definitions

magnifyplay magnifying
  1. :  extol, laud

    :  to cause to be held in greater esteem or respect

    :  to increase in significance :  intensify

glassplay
  1. : :  any of various amorphous materials formed from a melt by cooling to rigidity without crystallization: as

    :  a usually transparent or translucent material consisting typically of a mixture of silicates

    :  a material (as obsidian) produced by fast cooling of magma

  1. :  to provide with glass :  glaze

    :  to enclose, case, or wall with glass

    :  to make glassy


MAGNIFYING GLASS Defined for Kids

magnifying glass

noun

Definition of magnifying glass for Students

  1. :  a lens that makes something seen through it appear larger than it actually is




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