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Related / Similar Words: lense, lens system, electron lens, crystalline lens, Lens, genus Lens

 

Definition:
  • a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images;
  • electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons;
  • biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; it focuses light waves on the retina;
  • (metaphor) a channel through which something can be seen or understood; "the writer is the lens through which history can be seen";
  • genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils;

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    Hyponyms: anastigmat, anastigmatic lens, camera lens, optical lens, compound lens, condenser, optical condenser, contact, contact lens, converging lens, convex lens, crown lens, diverging lens, concave lens, eyepiece, ocular, field lens, Fresnel lens, intraocular lens, monocle, eyeglass, objective, object glass

     

    Part Meronyms: optical instrument, eye, oculus, optic

     

    Member Meronyms: Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae

     

    Language Translations:
    Arabic: عدسة   Dutch: lens  
    Esperanto: lenso   Finnish: linssi  
    French: lentille   Georgian: Ⴍსპი  
    German: Linse   Greek: φακός  
    Hebrew: עדשה   Indonesian: lensa  
    Italian: lente   Japanese: レンズ  
    Latvian: lēca   Persian: addasi(عدسی)  
    Polish: soczewka   Slovak: šošovka  
    Spanish: lente   Swedish: lins  
    Thai: เลนส์   Turkish: mercek  
    Yiddish: לינז  
     
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