reflecting microscope


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reflecting microscope

[ri′flek·tiŋ ′mī·krə‚skōp]
(optics)
A microscope whose objective is composed of two mirrors, one convex and the other concave; its imaging properties are independent of the wavelength of light, allowing it to be used even for infrared and ultraviolet radiation.
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