nosepiece

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noun nose·piece \ˈnōz-ˌpēs\

Definition of nosepiece

  1. 1 :  a piece of armor for protecting the nose

  2. 2 :  the end piece of a microscope body to which an objective is attached

  3. 3 :  the bridge of a pair of eyeglasses

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First Known Use of nosepiece

circa 1611


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nosepiece

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noun nose·piece \ˈnōz-ˌpēs\

Medical Definition of nosepiece

  1. 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. 2:  the bridge of a pair of eyeglasses

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