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hand lens

[′hand ‚lenz]
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Make a left turn and the left-, hand lens lights, effectively showing you around the bend while you still have your normal forward-facing beam.
Use a hand lens to take a close-up look for yourself, or see the magnification on p.
Each features luscious spreads, loaded with visually-interesting details, many of which are too small to pick out readily with the naked eye--but are revealed when the hand lens is applied to the page, provided that the detective can find the proper focal distance that allows the difficult-to-see object to be revealed, while not losing it in a blur of tiny dots that make up the printed picture.
The most welcome revelation for people who have used field guides to plants is that almost all the tools you will need are cheap and common razor blade, knife, hand lens, hand saw, and vise.
The Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera is mounted to a robotic arm on the rover and is used to acquire microscopic images of rock and soil.
In the morning the box is opened and the insects can be examined under a hand lens, identified and then released by putting them on to branches where they blend into the trees.
The researchers are exploring the use of this algorithm to quantify grain sizes in the images from the Mars Exploration Rovers Microscopic Imager (MI) as well as Curiosity's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI).
The full-color picture -- which shows Curiosity in a desert-like environment surrounded by its own tire tracks -- is actually a mosaic of dozens of high-resolution images taken by a camera located on the rover's robotic arm, called the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI).
Curiosity's APXS instrument and the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on the rover's arm confirmed Rocknest has chemical-element composition and textural appearance similar to sites visited by earlier NASA Mars rovers Pathfinder, Spirit and Opportunity.
company, designed the Mastcam imaging system that functions as Curiosity's eye, as well as the Mars Hand Lens Imager and Mars Descent Imager.
We used a hand lens to look at different flowers and leaves.
If you are dealing with a surface defect on line or in the field, also use a hand lens or shop microscope.