Definition of loupe in English:

loupe

Syllabification: loupe
Pronunciation: /lo͞op
 
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noun

  • A small magnifying glass used by jewelers and watchmakers.
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    • The leaf and scroll patterns are well defined and executed with a strength and sureness that holds fast even under the magnification of a watchmaker's loupe.
    • However, the differences between the crystals make it fairly easy to distinguish each species with a microscope or by careful observation with a loupe.
    • Therefore, gemologists, appraisers, and jewelers routinely use simple tools - such as a jeweler's loupe or microscope - to reveal more about a stone.

Origin

late 19th century: from French.

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