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mi·cro·scope

microscope

 
pronunciation:
maI kr skop
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part of speech: noun
definition: an instrument that uses a lens to make very small objects larger so that they can be seen by the eye.
We looked at a drop of pond water with a microscope.
 
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The word microscope contains the following parts:
micro- Greek prefix that means small
synonyms:
min
antonyms:
magn, magna, magni, maxi, mega, megal, megalo, -megaly, macro-
 
scop, -scope, -scopy Greek root that means to view, to observe