ALL meanings of abbe condenser

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  • noun abbe condenser a microscope condenser invented by Ernst Abbe (1840-1905), German physicist 3
  • noun abbe condenser Optics. a combination of two or three lenses having a large aperture and used as a condenser for a compound microscope. 1
  • noun abbe condenser A condenser composed of two lenses which concentrates and controls the light which passes through an examined specimen before that light enters the objective of a microscope, used to obtain high levels of magnification. 0
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