dark field

noun

Definition of dark field 

: the dark area that serves as the background for objects viewed in an ultramicroscope

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Puna has thick jungle as well as dark fields of lava rock from past eruptions. Washington Post, "Slopes of volcano offer lush, affordable piece of paradise," 8 May 2018 Puna has thick jungle as well as dark fields of lava rock from past eruptions. CBS News, "New vents spewing lava, gas open up in Hawaii neighborhood," 8 May 2018 Puna has thick jungle as well as dark fields of lava rock from past eruptions. Caleb Jones, The Christian Science Monitor, "For some, living in Hawaii's paradise means making peace with a volcano," 8 May 2018 Puna has thick jungle as well as dark fields of lava rock from past eruptions. Caleb Jones, Fox News, "Living on Hawaii volcano offers affordable paradise, risks," 8 May 2018 Puna has thick jungle as well as dark fields of lava rock from past eruptions. Washington Post, "Slopes of volcano offer lush, affordable piece of paradise," 8 May 2018 Puna has thick jungle as well as dark fields of lava rock from past eruptions. CBS News, "New vents spewing lava, gas open up in Hawaii neighborhood," 8 May 2018 Puna has thick jungle as well as dark fields of lava rock from past eruptions. Caleb Jones, The Christian Science Monitor, "For some, living in Hawaii's paradise means making peace with a volcano," 8 May 2018 Puna has thick jungle as well as dark fields of lava rock from past eruptions. Caleb Jones, Fox News, "Living on Hawaii volcano offers affordable paradise, risks," 8 May 2018

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1865, in the meaning defined above

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dark field

noun

Medical Definition of dark field 

: the dark area that serves as the background for objects viewed in an ultramicroscope

Other Words from dark field

dark-field adjective

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