Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A slip of thin glass used for covering a microscopical preparation. Also called cover-slip.
“In the other method of observation the microscope is vertical, and the emulsion imprisoned between the slide and the cover-glass has now a thickness only of the order of a tenth of a millimetre.”
“Place a cover-glass on the same and examine with a compound microscope.”
“The design should be protected by a cover-glass attached to it by a binding strip round the edges.”
“_ With an ivory paper-knife scrape the back of the tongue or the inside of the lips or cheek; place the substance thus obtained upon a glass slide; cover it with a thin cover-glass, and if necessary add a drop of water.”
“Transfer to a glass slide, add a drop of salt solution, and place over it a cover-glass with a hair underneath to prevent pressure upon the cells.”
“Place a clean, dry cover-glass of about the width of the slip, over the water containing the torn fragments.”
“A cover-glass is placed over this, and a drop of glacial acetic acid allowed to run in.”
“_ -- A cover-glass preparation stained with methylene blue reveals the gonococci lying in pairs within the leucocytes.”
“Dip the cover-glass into a beaker containing hot water in order to remove some of the vaseline adhering to it.”
“Pour on the film as much of the stain as the cover-glass will hold.”
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