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1. 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)

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A common misspelling of lens is lense

Example sentences of the word lens


1. Noun, plural
Remove the four small metal clasps on each lens cover that hold the lens in place.

2. Adjective
Lubricating drops can sometimes help with the dryness and irritation felt by contact lens wearers.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
The American Optometric Association indicates that proper contact lens care can help cut down on eye irritation 12.

Quotes containing the word lens


1. If you see the world and yourself through a lens smudged by negativity then you’ll find much misery. If you look outwards and inwards through lens brightened by positivity you’ll find much to be happy and appreciative about.
- Henrik Edberg, The 7 Timeless Habits of Happiness

2. View life through a wide angle lens attitude and see your horizons broaden.
- Stephen Richards

2. 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)

3. 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

4. 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)

5. 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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