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[nohz-pees] /ˈnoʊzˌpis/

the part of a frame for eyeglasses that passes over the bridge of the .
the part of a microscope to which the objectives are attached.
a of armor serving as a protective cover for the .
a noseband.
Also called nasal. a piece of armour, esp part of a helmet, that serves to protect the nose
the connecting part of a pair of spectacles that rests on the nose; bridge
the part of a microscope to which one or more objective lenses are attached
a less common word for noseband

nosepiece nose·piece (nōz’pēs’)
The part of a microscope, often rotatable, to which one or more objective lenses are attached.


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