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Objective

objective

1. (Science: psychology) Perceptible to the external senses.

2. (Science: ophthalmology) The lens or system of lenses in a microscope (or telescope) that is nearest to the object under examination.

Origin: L. Objectivus


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Re: Please help me decide which microscope to buy

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