Meaning of MICROSCOPE in English

MICROSCOPE

transcription, транскрипция: [ maɪkrəskoʊp ]

( microscopes)

1.

A microscope is a scientific instrument which makes very small objects look bigger so that more detail can be seen.

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2.

If you say that something is under the microscope , you mean that it is being studied very closely, usually because it is believed that something is wrong with it.

The media put their every decision under the microscope.

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