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Rheostat

rheostat

(Science: physics) A contrivance for adjusting or regulating the strength of electrical currents, operating usually by the intercalation of resistance which can be varied at will. Rheostatic.

Origin: Gr. _ standing still.


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Microscopy questions

... iris is but one of them. Clear blue filters or various other colored filteres, placed in the filter tray below the condenser is another, your rheostat is one , focusing your condenser is another. Then there is Kohler illumination , which my microscope has, plus all the above, in adjusting ...

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by Ken Ramos
Fri Feb 03, 2006 1:57 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microscopy questions
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Microscopy questions

... specimen easier to view in the microscope. One is to reduce the amount of light with the iris diaphragm. Name another way. I'll say by using the rheostat (reduce the amount of light with the rheostat?) or by using stains. It will be very helpful if you could help me with these questions. Thank ...

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by Luci
Sun Jan 29, 2006 7:49 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microscopy questions
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