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1. lens (om genstand) a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lens system, lense


Mindre specifikke termeroptical device


Mere specifikke termeranastigmat, anastigmatic lens, camera lens, compound lens, concave lens, condenser, contact, contact lens, converging lens, convex lens, crown lens, diverging lens, eyeglass, eyepiece, field lens, Fresnel lens, intraocular lens, meniscus, monocle, object glass, object lens, objective, objective lens, ocular, optical condenser, optical lens


Omfatter disse overordnede termeroptical instrument

2. Lens (om plante) genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)genus Lens


Mindre specifikke termerrosid dicot genus


Tilhører disse overordnede termerPapilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae

3. lens (om kommunikation) (metaphor) a channel through which something can be seen or understood


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe writer is the lens through which history can be seen.


Mindre specifikke termerchannel, communication channel, line


Overordnet anvendelsefigure, figure of speech, image, trope

4. lens (i anatomi) biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focuses light on the retina


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)crystalline lens, lens of the eye


Mindre specifikke termerorgan


Omfatter disse specifikke termercortex, lens capsule, lens cortex


Omfatter disse overordnede termereye, oculus, optic

5. lens (om genstand) electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)electron lens


Mindre specifikke termerelectronic equipment









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