convex lens


convex lens
A lens having at least one convex surface, such that light passing through it may be brought to a focus.
Syn: converging lens

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  • convex lens — noun lens such that a beam of light passing through it is brought to a point or focus • Syn: ↑converging lens • Hypernyms: ↑lens, ↑lense, ↑lens system • Hyponyms: ↑sunglass …   Useful english dictionary

  • convex lens — rounded lens, lens which merges light rays together …   English contemporary dictionary

  • convex lens — Burning glass …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • convex lens double — biconvex l …   Medical dictionary

  • convex lens periscopic — concavoconvex l …   Medical dictionary

  • plano-convex lens — plokščiai iškilas lęšis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. plano convex lens vok. Plankonvexlinse, f rus. плоско выпуклая линза, f pranc. lentille plan convexe, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • concavo-convex lens — įgaubtai iškilas lęšis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. concavo convex lens vok. konkav konvexe Linse, f rus. вогнуто выпуклая линза, f pranc. lentille concave convexe, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Lens — (l[e^]nz), n.; pl. {Lenses} ( [e^]z). [L. lens a lentil. So named from the resemblance in shape of a double convex lens to the seed of a lentil. Cf. {Lentil}.] (Opt.) A piece of glass, or other transparent substance, ground with two opposite… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • convex — (adj.) 1570s, from M.Fr. convexe, from L. convexus vaulted, arched, pp. of convehere to bring together, from com together, or thoroughly (see COM (Cf. com )) + vehere to bring (see VEHICLE (Cf. vehicle)). Possibly from th …   Etymology dictionary

  • Lens (optics) — For other uses, see Lens. A lens. Lenses can be used to focus light. A lens is an optical device with perfect or approximate axial symmetry which tra …   Wikipedia


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