๐Ÿ”ฌ Microscope

Emoji Meaning

A microscope, as used in science laboratories to magnify small objects, such as cells or insects. Depicted as a compound opitical microscope with an adjustable eyepiece, lens, arm, and slide stage mounted on a base. Generally shown as metal with the viewing apparatus facing left.

Commonly used for various content concerning science and research. May also be used for various senses of inspection (e.g., taking a closer took).

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Microscope was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

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  • ๐Ÿ”ฌ Magnify
  • ๐Ÿ”ฌ Science

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๐Ÿ”ฌ Microscope

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  • ๐Ÿ”ฌ Microscope Emoji Proposal: L2/09-114

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