nosepiece

noun nose·piece \ ˈnōz-ˌpēs \

Definition of nosepiece

1 :a piece of armor for protecting the nose
2 :the end piece of a microscope body to which an objective is attached
3 :the bridge of a pair of eyeglasses

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First Known Use of nosepiece

circa 1611


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nosepiece

noun nose·piece \ ˈnōz-ˌpēs \

medical Definition of nosepiece

1 :the end piece of a microscope body to which an objective is attached and which often consists of a revolving holder for two or more objectives
2 :the bridge of a pair of eyeglasses

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