from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Macroscopic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Visible to the naked eye
- adj. Of, or pertaining to, the megascope
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. 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. 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
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)
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