- The lens or lenses in the object end of the body tube of a microscope, by means of which the rays coming from the object examined are brought to a focus.
- Viewing events or phenomena as they exist in the external world, impersonally, or in an unprejudiced way; open to observation by oneself and by others.
Synonym(s): object glass
[L. ob- jicio, pp. -jectus, to throw before]
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