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loupe

 [lo̳p]
a magnifying lens.

loupe

(lūp),
A magnifying lens.
[Fr.]

loupe

(lldbomacp) [Fr.] a magnifying lens.

loupe

[lo̅o̅p]
Etymology: Fr, magnifying glass
a magnifying lens mounted in a frame worn on the head, as used to examine the eyes.

loupe

(lūp)
A magnifying lens.
[Fr.]

loupe

A small monocular or binocular magnifying lens, usually set in an eyepiece or head frame, used for examination or operation when fine detail is involved. Operating loupes have now largely been replaced by operating microscopes.

magnifier

An optical device, commonly used for close viewing, which produces an apparent magnification. It can be monocular or binocular, held in the hand (hand magnifier) or mounted in front of the eye (stand magnifier). It rarely exceeds a magnification of ✕10 and does not produce an inversion of the image (Fig. M5). Syn. loupe. See distance of distinct vision; magnifying lens; apparent magnification; low vision.
Fig. M5 A hand magnifierenlarge picture
Fig. M5 A hand magnifier

loupe

(lūp)
A magnifying lens.
[Fr.]

loupe

a magnifying lens.

head loupe
a magnifying lens mounted on a headband, freeing both hands of the clinician. Used principally in ophthalmology.
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Since neck pain is significantly associated with working with a forward head posture of 20 degrees or more, I consider it mandatory that dental hygienists wear well-designed ergonomic loupes for a long and healthy career.
Although dental loupes are widely used, they have disadvantages compared with the microscope.
With analogies, the world seen through the loupe becomes very personal; unfamiliar things seem familiar, abstractions approachable, the unknown comfortable.
Il a declare qu'il en a decide ainsi apres avoir passe a la loupe leur rendement.
2) A third option is a "through-the-flip" loupe with the telescope lenses mounted into the carrier lens connected by a hinged attachment to the eyeglass frames.
PHOTO (1 -- 2 -- color) LAPD reserve Officer Max Kerstein, above, uses a jeweler's loupe to check fingerprints that help him identify criminals.
Il a precise que lors de cette rencontre, la situation des ressources en eau en Tunisie et en Jordanie sera passee a la loupe.
Vision USA offers the Lana Loupe Fit Over Telescope glasses that can be worn over prescription, safety or safety laser glasses.