1. Fresnel

noun. French physicist who invented polarized light and invented the Fresnel lens (1788-1827).

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Example sentences of the word fresnel-lens


1. Noun Phrase
Underneath that glass, the projector has a special type of lens called a fresnel lens.

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. 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

5. 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)

6. 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)
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