cover glass


Definition of cover glass

: a piece of very thin glass or plastic used to cover material on a microscope slide

Examples of cover glass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There's an air gap between the display and cover glass, and it's not laminated the way the Pro's display is. Samuel Axon, Ars Technica, "2018 iPad review: Content creation with compromises," 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of cover glass

1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cover glass was in 1881

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“Cover glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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cover glass

cov·​er glass | \ ˈkəv-ər-ˌglas How to pronounce cover glass (audio) \

Medical Definition of cover glass

: a piece of very thin glass or plastic used to cover material on a glass microscope slide

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