American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Macroscopic.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Perceptible through unaided vision; visible without the use of a powerful magnifying instrument, or with only the assistance of a pocket-lens: used in contrast to microscopic, with reference to objects or investigations in regard to which the use of a microscope is not required: as, the megascopic constituents of a rock; the megascopic structure of the brain; a megascopic examination of an object. Also macroscopic, macroscopical.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Physics) Of or pertaining to the megascope or the projection upon a screen of images of opaque objects.
- adj. Enlarged or magnified; -- said of images or of photographic pictures, etc.
- adj. (Geol.) Large enough to be seen; -- said of the larger structural features and components of rocks which do not require the use of the microscope to be perceived. Opposed to
- adj. visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)
“Often referred to as dubiofossils, in 1991 they were interpreted for the first time, as fossils of a megascopic organism.”
“Based on satellite imagery and the digital elevation model, a number of lineaments (megascopic linear features in the landscape) were identified in Sagalassos 'ancient territory.”
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