loupe definition

  • noun:
    • a little magnifier often emerge an eyepiece and used mainly by watchmakers and jewelers.
    • A magnifying glass, generally attached in an eyepiece, frequently employed by jewellers and watchmakers.
    • a kind of short-range binoculars used by surgeons and dentists.
    • any one of multiple little magnifier specs, having a magnifying power from 2X to 20X, frequently of 10X, which can be held into the hand, or perhaps in some instances held within the eyesocket with no use of a hand. It really is commonly used by jewelers and watchmakers.
    • quite a few pasty metal mingled with slag as taken from the Catalan forge when ready to be shingled.
    • A lens or magnifying-glass.
    • little magnifier (usually set-in an eyepiece) used by jewelers and horologists

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