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microscope slide


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n microscope slide a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
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In literature:

The older man would listen, but his eyes were oftener on Dick than on the microscope or the slide.
"The Breaking Point" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Clotilde felt as though she had been laid entire upon a slide of his microscope.
"The Grandissimes" by George Washington Cable
Presently he placed the slide under the microscope, and, having observed it attentively for a minute or two, turned round sharply.
"John Thorndyke's Cases" by R. Austin Freeman
Under the microscope the slide was found to be covered with a mass of raphides.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 829, November 21, 1891" by Various
Equipped with a good microscope, the analyst should obtain a fair supply of typical slides for comparison.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 611, September 17, 1887" by Various
With sudden resolution, Riviere put away his microscope and placed his experimental slides in their air-tight incubating chamber.
"Swirling Waters" by Max Rittenberg
He put the blood-drop on a slide and inserted it at one side of a comparison microscope, nodding.
"Police Operation" by H. Beam Piper
But when your life's end is shown to you on a microscope slide, love becomes less important.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
The object or material to be examined is placed on a microscopical slide.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
There's the microscope, and the slides and the glasses.
"The Ocean Cat's Paw" by George Manville Fenn
A few microscopic slides of sections of embryonic chicks should also be compared with our rough diagrams.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
Take a piece of one of those spore horns or threads, put it in a drop of water on a microscope slide.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Secure the slide on the stage of the microscope by means of the spring clips.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
Treated with nitric acid on the microscopic slide, they do not dissolve nor produce effervescence.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
Slides for the microscope, 290.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
This is not mere fancy: the whole sequence of events can be easily followed on a glass slide kept at body temperature and examined with a microscope.
"The Pros and Cons of Vivisection" by Charles Richet
When a woman's in love she can put her heart on the slide of a microscope and examine how it beats.
"Plays: Lady Frederick, The Explorer, A Man of Honor" by William Somerset Maugham
Microscopic fungi are usually preserved in envelopes, or simply attached to sheets of paper or mounted as microscopic slides.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3" by Various
To-day I put a slide underneath the microscope and looked at it.
"The Journal of a Disappointed Man" by Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
Mount a bit of trachea in glycerine on a glass slide and examine under the microscope.
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg

In news:

The TT-02u can handle documents up to 11x17 inches, as well as microscopic slides in microscope viewing modes.
If the search for answers to the question of human aging leads us to fruit fly testes, as it apparently has, then fruit fly testes are getting smeared on a slide and going under the microscope.
It's not always obvious what it is that scientists find beautiful about a graph, microscope slide, soil sample or some other aspect of their work.
Doing so normally involves melting something under the lens and letting it solidify, which requires a way of warming the microscope slides.
Professor Amy Noffsinger holds a glass microscope slide up to the light, turning it this way and that.
If the search for answers to the question of human aging leads us to fruit fly testes, as it apparently has, then fruit fly testes are getting smeared on a slide and going under the microscope.
The VS120 virtual microscopy system scans up to 100 slides at a time at high fidelity, so users anywhere can view and navigate high-resolution images of entire microscope slides or slide areas using a computer.
A closeup view of a microscope taking a look at a slide with meningitis causing fungus Exserohilum rostratum at the Mycotic lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

In science:

The simulation treated the bead and the microscope slide as hard walls and accounted for bead–wall, bead–chain, and wall–chain avoidance; we did not consider any interactions involving the repressor tetramer other than binding.
Concentration and Length Dependence of DNA Looping in Transcriptional Regulation
Our analysis reveals that the proximity of the tethered bead to a nearby surface (the microscope slide) gives rise to a volume-exclusion effect, resulting in an entropic force on the molecule.
Excluded-Volume Effects in Tethered-Particle Experiments: Bead Size Matters
Page 357 of Student (1907) reports on the number of yeast cells observed in each of 400 squares in a hæmacytometer microscope slide.
An introduction to how chi-square and classical exact tests often wildly misreport significance and how the remedy lies in computers