magnifying glass

noun

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 The jeweler examined the diamond with a magnifying glass.

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“Magnifying glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magnifying%20glass. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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magnifying glass

noun

Kids Definition of magnifying glass

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

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