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nosepiece

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  • 1The part of a helmet or headdress that protects a person’s nose.
  • 1.1chiefly North American another term for noseband.
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    • They really didn't fit properly: her muzzle was too broad for the nosepiece.
  • 1.2The central part of a pair of glasses that fits over the bridge of the nose.
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    • The rubberized, non-slip nosepiece was easy to bend to fit.
    • This could probably be helped by some rubber pieces on the nosepiece and by the ears to reduce sliding.
    • Beretta's new Deluxe Shooting Glasses feature replacement nosepieces, nylon case and three interchangeable lenses in smoke, vermilion and yellow.
  • 2The part of a microscope to which the objective lenses are attached.
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    • The motorized nosepiece of a Zeiss Axiovert 135 inverted microscope allowed the objective to be automatically changed from 40X to 2.5X during macro execution.

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