electron microscope

noun
Updated on: 17 Mar 2018

Definition of electron microscope

: an electron-optical instrument in which a beam of electrons is used to produce an enlarged image of a minute object

electron microscopist

noun

electron microscopy

noun

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First Known Use of electron microscope

1932


ELECTRON MICROSCOPE Defined for English Language Learners

electron microscope

Definition of electron microscope for English Language Learners

  • : a very powerful microscope that uses a beam of electrons to produce a large image of a very small object


Medical Dictionary

electron microscope

noun

medical Definition of electron microscope

: an electron-optical instrument in which a beam of electrons is used to produce an enlarged image of a minute object

electron microscopist

noun

electron microscopy

noun

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