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be under a microscope

To be under close inspection or intense scrutiny. After I got that official reprimand at work, it feels like I'm under a microscope with my boss. The country's surveillance methods have been under a microscope lately, after news sources learned that it had been eavesdropping on its own citizens' communications.
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be under the microscope

To be under close inspection or intense scrutiny. After I got that official reprimand at work, it feels like I'm under the microscope with my boss. The country's surveillance methods have been under the microscope lately, after news sources learned that it had been eavesdropping on its own citizens' communications.
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put (someone or something) under a microscope

To begin closely inspecting someone or something; to examine someone or something with intense scrutiny. After I got that official reprimand at work, it feels like my bosses are putting me under a microscope. The country's surveillance methods are being put under a microscope lately, after news sources learned that it had been eavesdropping on its own citizens' communications.
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under the microscope

Under close inspection or intense scrutiny. After I got that official reprimand at work, it feels like I'm being put under the microscope by my boss. The country's surveillance methods have been under the microscope lately, after news sources learned that it had been eavesdropping on its own citizens' communications.
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put (someone or something) under the microscope

To begin closely inspecting someone or something; to hold someone or something up to intense scrutiny. After I got that official reprimand at work, it feels like my bosses are putting me under the microscope. The press has put the country's surveillance methods under the microscope since it emerged that it had been eavesdropping on its own citizen's communications.
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under a microscope

Under close inspection or intense scrutiny. Since I got that official reprimand in work, it feels like I'm being put under a microscope by my boss. The country's surveillance methods have been under a microscope lately, after it emerged that it had been eavesdropping on its own citizen's communications.
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under the microscope

under critical examination.
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References in classic literature ?
"Dooced interestin'!" said Lord John, lounging across and looking through the microscope. "Funny little chap to hang number one among the family portraits.
Now the hubbub has ceased, and Summerlee is coiled up in his chair, while Challenger, still fingering the screws of his microscope, is keeping up a continual low, deep, inarticulate growl like the sea after a storm.
By the time he had substantially diminished the distance and magnified the two black figures as in a vast microscope, he had perceived something else; something which startled him, and yet which he had somehow expected.
New York Microscope understands the laboratory equipment and microscope landscape better than most people in the business, shopping the world markets to find competitively priced, high quality laboratory equipment, microscopes and digital cameras for their clients.
However, to discern the subtlest details, optical microscopes have long been considered too crude a tool.
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This report presents the worldwide Confocal Microscopes market size (value, production and consumption), splits the breakdown (data status 2014-2019 and forecast to 2025), by manufacturers, region, type and application.
Features of various research and laboratory microscopes and microscope upgrades.
Hicksville, NY, January 12, 2013 --(PR.com)-- New York Microscope Company, an international provider of sales and service of digital and standard microscopes to government agencies, medical and industrial institutions, doctors, hospitals, clinical laboratories, and more, has announced the addition of the Seiler line of microscopes to its inventory.
The Carl Zeiss hardware/software interface connects light and scanning electron microscopes for correlative microscopy in the life sciences.
NSOM has advantages over electron microscopes, which require difficult sample preparation and must operate at low pressures, says Goldner (SN: 10/24/98, p.
The field of optical microscopy has been revolutionized in recent years by the widespread use of confocal microscopes. Because of the principles on which confocal microscopes are based, a variety of applications in the semiconductor industry and other fields are possible.
Summary: The scanning electron microscopes segment is expected to represent the highest revenue growth, accounting for a value of nearly US$ 850 Mn by the end of 2026.
Prior Information Notice without call for competition: Operating microscopes and associated accessories.
David Ripplinger, a general dentist in Boise, Idaho, uses high-powered microscopes for nearly every procedure he performs to ensure the most optimal care that he can give.