Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An imaginary instrument, antithetic to the microscope, which should bring vast regions of the universe within the range of vision. See the extract.

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Examples

  • We can see where we are and where we can be – the macroscope.

    Rebooting my writing from reboot11

  • She defines a new kind of tool-a macroscope-that allows us to view ourselves in a larger context and evolve into a healthier society.

    Peggy Holman on Voice of the Voters Wednesday, 4/1

  • Adrian Martin: "I could go on like this for hours, but the point is this: when you look at God's Creation through the macroscope rather than the microscope big, important problems with our current level of understanding present themselves, and they need to be solved."

    Religion and global warming | RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • I could go on like this for hours, but the point is this: when you look at God's Creation through the macroscope rather than the microscope big, important problems with our current level of understanding present themselves, and they need to be solved.

    Religion and global warming | RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • R2NN is similar to a news network in that it will update you with regular newsflashes and reports on positive steps towards change from around the world, from breakthroughs in personal development approaches (think "microscope") to major geo-political shifts such as the election and new policies of Barack Obama (think "macroscope").

    News from our friend Dr Robin Wood.....

  • It is now possible to envision a “macroscope” that presents these invisible but ubiquitous patterns to human perceptual systems so that they would engage our innate ability to perceive millions of leaves as scores of trees … and a forest.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Seeing and Tuning Social Networks

  • Humanity, seen under the macroscope as multiple locations of preference satisfaction, is a species in which there is no reason that compels behaviour.

    openDemocracy

  • One of the producers, with not a macroscope, but a microscope, found in this lyric that

    Democracy Now!

  • You could even look at the DNA of the microbes that live on those insects in this amazing, futuristic online "macroscope of life" on planet Earth.

    EcoEarth.Info Environment RSS Newsfeed

  • Thankyou macroscope for noting what you are far more qualified to comment on than some critics ...

    GetUp!

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