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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images; Electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons;

Usage examples (36)
  • The optical lens of the video camera focuses the image on the chip mounted behind the lens.
  • The writer is the lens through which history can be seen
  • Anybody know what the lens is attached to in this pic?
  • If the lens is a wide angle, the birds could seem waaaaaay out there. for more
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