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conoscope

[koh-nuh-skohp, kon-uh-] /ˈkoʊ nəˌskoʊp, ˈkɒn ə-/
noun, Optics.
1.
a polarizing microscope for giving interference figures and for determining the principal axis of a crystal.
Origin
< Greek kôno(s) cone + -scope
Related forms
conoscopic
[koh-nuh-skop-ik, kon-uh-] /ˌkoʊ nəˈskɒp ɪk, ˌkɒn ə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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