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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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