object glass

IPA: ˈɑbdʒɛktgɫˈæs


  • Synonym of objective (“part of a microscope, telescope, etc.”)

Examples of "object-glass" in Sentences

  • "This is the object-glass of our telescope," was the answer.
  • This apparatus, provided with a powerful object-glass, was very complete.
  • The boys marked where the thirty-six inches ended, measuring from the object-glass.
  • While the boys were wondering how the object-glass was to be fastened into the tube, the parson was already doing it.
  • The boys, of course, now wished to see whether the steeple of the church looked any bigger through this tube and object-glass.
  • The first, constructed by Herschel, was thirty-six feet in length, and had an object-glass of four feet six inches; it possessed a magnifying power of 6,000.
  • According to the calculations of the Observatory of Cambridge, the tube of the new reflector would require to be 280 feet in length, and the object-glass sixteen feet in diameter.
  • The length of this tube is forty-eight feet, and the diameter of its object-glass six feet; it magnifies 6,400 times, and required an immense erection of brick work and masonry for the purpose of working it, its weight being twelve and a half tons.
  • Secondly, the defining power of the telescope is greatly increased, so that with a good three-and-a-quarter inch acromatic object-glass, with fifty-four inches focal length (mine made by Búron, Paris), I have obtained a clearer view of the physical features of the sun than any described in astronomical works.

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