HyperDic: lense

English > 1 sense of the word lense:
NOUNartifactlense, lens, lens systema transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
English > lense: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images.
Synonymslens, lens system
Part ofoptical instrumentAn instrument designed to aid vision
NarrowerFresnel lenslens composed of a number of small lenses arranged to make a lightweight lens of large diameter and short focal length
anastigmatcompound lens or lens system designed to be free of astigmatism and able to form approximately point images
anastigmatic lensA lens designed to correct astigmatism
camera lens, optical lensA lens that focuses the image in a camera / camera
compound lensA lens system consisting of two or more lenses on the same axis
condenser, optical condenserlens used to concentrate light on an object
contact, contact lensA thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication
converging lens, convex lenslens such that a beam of light passing through it is brought to a point or focus
crown lensA lens made of optical crown glass
diverging lens, concave lensA lens such that a parallel beam of light passing through it is caused to diverge / diverge or spread out
eyepiece, ocularcombination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments
field lensThe lens that is farthest from the eye in an optical device with more than one lens
intraocular lensAn artificial lens that is implanted into the eye of someone to replace a damaged natural lens or someone who has had a cataract removed
meniscus(optics) a lens that is concave on one side and convex on the other
monocle, eyeglasslens for correcting defective vision in one eye
objective, objective lens, object lens, object glassThe lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed
Broaderoptical deviceA device for producing or controlling light
Spanishlense, lente, sistema de lentes
Catalanlens, lent, sistema de lents

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