Antonyms

1. concavo-convex

adjective. concave on one side and convex on the other with the concavity being greater than the convexity.

Antonyms

  • protrusive

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Convex Lens

  • (begin-parens
  • )end-parens
  • contends
  • cnn's
  • when's
  • trends
  • stenz
  • spends
  • )parens
  • (parens
  • krenz
  • grenz
  • glens
  • glenn's
  • friends'
  • friends
  • friend's
  • frenz
  • cleanse
  • zenz
  • zens
  • yen's
  • wenz
  • tens
  • ten's
  • sens
  • renz
  • rens
  • pens'
  • pens

Example sentences of the word convex-lens


1. Noun Phrase
The convex lens is the chief component of these three instruments.

2. Noun Phrase
Although dependable, the convex lens has intrinsic defects with which instrument makers have had to deal.

3. Noun Phrase
A double convex lens is a disc-shaped object made of materials such as glass or plastic.

2. convexo-convex

adjective. convex on both sides; shaped like a lentil.

Synonyms

  • convex
  • lenticular
  • bulging
  • biconvex

Antonyms

  • intrusive
  • pouchlike
  • saclike
  • pouch-shaped

3. convex

adjective. ['kənˈvɛks, ˈkɑːnˌvɛks'] curving or bulging outward.

Synonyms

  • gibbose
  • helmet-shaped
  • hogged
  • convexo-convex
  • broken-backed
  • planoconvex
  • umbellate
  • protrusive
  • bell-shaped
  • lenticular
  • convexo-concave
  • gibbous
  • bulging
  • umbel-like
  • biconvex

Antonyms

  • concave
  • undamaged
  • fit
  • intrusiveness

Etymology

  • convexus (Latin)
  • con- (Latin)

4. lens

noun. ['ˈlɛnz'] a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images.

Synonyms

  • crown lens
  • intraocular lens
  • optical condenser
  • anastigmat
  • camera lens
  • condenser
  • contact
  • eyeglass
  • optical instrument
  • lense
  • objective lens
  • eyepiece
  • diverging lens
  • optical lens
  • anastigmatic lens
  • ocular
  • field lens
  • converging lens
  • contact lens
  • convex lens
  • Fresnel lens
  • object lens
  • objective
  • concave lens
  • meniscus
  • monocle
  • optical device
  • compound lens
  • object glass

Antonyms

  • foul ball
  • disconnectedness
  • invisible
  • subjective

Etymology

  • lens (Latin)

5. lens

noun. ['ˈlɛnz'] biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focuses light on the retina.

Synonyms

  • lens capsule
  • organ
  • lens of the eye
  • crystalline lens
  • optic
  • eye
  • lens cortex
  • oculus

Antonyms

  • receptor
  • inattention
  • inactivity
  • natural object

Etymology

  • lens (Latin)

6. Lens

noun. genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils.

Synonyms

  • genus Lens
  • rosid dicot genus
  • subfamily Papilionoideae

7. lens

noun. ['ˈlɛnz'] electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons.

Synonyms

  • electronic equipment

Antonyms

  • abstract
  • medulla

Etymology

  • lens (Latin)

8. lens

noun. ['ˈlɛnz'] (metaphor) a channel through which something can be seen or understood.

Synonyms

  • channel
  • communication channel

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • uncover
  • nonconformity

Etymology

  • lens (Latin)
Synonym.com