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  1. A device used to collect dust particles, spores etc from the air for subsequent analysis


"Aeroscope" is a composition, cataloged instance.


Aeroscope was a type of compressed air camera for making films, constructed by Kazimierz Prószyński in 1909 and built in England since 1911, at first by Newman & Sinclair, and from 1912 by Cherry Kearton Limited.

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Google previewMicrobes and the Microbe Killer (1890)

by William Radam

The aeroscope is an instrument devised by M. Pouchet for collecting dust from the air, and it is found to consist chiefly of remnants of articles in use, generally in the form of impalpable dust, particles of inorganic matter, sometimes pollen of ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Aeroscope An instrument for the examination of air for visible impurities. Aescin Principle from horse chestnut tree for rheumatism varicosity. Afebrile Nonfebrile, apyretic. Affect 1. Feeling 2. The sum of an emotion. Afferent Bringing to or into, ...

Google previewDictionary of Aviation (1911)

by Robert Morris Pierce

[also spelt aeroscope] an apparatus for collecting microscopic objects from the air , consisting of an inspirator and a glass collcctingsvessel smeard with glycerin. aeroscopic ,ee-az3'skepik adj. [also spelt a'eroscopic] pertaining to or expressing ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Broadcasting and Film (2017)

by Desi Bognar

aeroscope A handheld camera powered by a compressed air motor. Designed in 1912 by Polish ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

air dust measurer aeroscope instrument used in determining ...

Google previewThe Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (1919)

Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott

aeroscope (a'-cr-o-skop) [afjp, air; o hot tip. to observe] .

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Aeroscope A device for gathering particles or microorganisms from the atmosphere for microscopic examination. Aeroseb-Dex A trade name for dexametasone, a bronchodilator used for treatment of skin rash and inflammation . Aerosol Minute ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1910)

Aeroscope (a'er-o-sköp) ...

Google previewA dictionary of hygiene and public health (1876)

by Alexander Wynter Blyth

collected ou Pouchet's aeroscope, when only a very small quantity of air is drawn through. It would appear that it is chiefly from combustion that the air of towns contains so much acid as to nmke the rain-water acid. Angus Smith found in ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1900 (1900)

[1st ed.]

Aeroscope (a'er-o-sk5p) [Gr. dijp air + trtontlv to inspect]. An instrument for the microscopic examination of the air in respect of its purity. Aerostatics (a-er-o-stat' iks) [Gr. dijp air 4- oraTucdf causing to stand]. The science of gases in equilibrium .

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1906)

by William Dwight Whitney

J aeroscope (a'g-ro-skop), n. [< Gr. 'aepoondTror : see ite'roscopy.] ' An apparatus for collecting mieroscopio objects from the air. it consists of id inspirator and a glass collecting- vessel smeared with glycerin. When air is drawn through it the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison

Aeroscope, a-er'o-skope (aer, skopeo, to see). Instrument for examination of the air and matters contained in it (acros'copy). Ae'rose (as, copper). Possessing the qualities of copper. Aerosis, ah-er-o'sis. Pneumatosis, tympanites. Aerostatics ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1897)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge, with a new atlas of the world ... by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

aeroscope (a'e-ro-skop), n. [< Gr. 'aepoaKimoc : see aeroscopy.] ' An apparatus for collecting microscopic objects from the air. it consists of an inspirator and a glass collecting-vessel smeared with glycerin. When air is drawn through it the fine ...

Google previewThe Students' Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1896)

Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical Terms, Together with Much Collateral Descriptive Matter, Numerous Tables, Etc. ... by Alexander Duane

Aeroscope (ay"ur-oh- skohpV [Or. tkopeein, to look into.] An apparatus for determining the quality of air.

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1906)

aeroscope (a'e-ro-skop), n. [< Gr. *aepoaix6iToc : see aeroscopy.'] ' An apparatus for collecting microscopic objects from the air. It consists of an inspirator and a glass collecting-vessel smeared with glycerin. When air is drawn through it the ...

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E-74, 1915 ppie

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Video shows what aeroscope means. A device used to collect dust particles, spores etc from the air for subsequent analysis.. Aeroscope Meaning. How to ...

Scrabble value of A1E1R1O1S1C3O1P3E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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