follow Dictionary.com

What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?

magnifying glass

noun
1.
a lens that produces an enlarged image of an object.
Compare hand lens.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for magnifying glass

magnifying glass

noun
1.
a convex lens used to produce an enlarged image of an object
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for magnifying glass

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for magnifying

20
24
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with magnifying glass