Definition of 'lens'
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The lenses of my eyes are permanently scarred. The Sun (2014)Two thirds of the adult population need to wear glasses or contact lenses. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you wear contact lenses may make eyes dry. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)Special lenses trick the eyes into thinking they are seeing another world. The Sun (2014) Eyes with lenses were successful enough that there was little point in animals evolving mirrored eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Consumers are under no obligation to buy glasses or contact lenses from the optician who carried out their eye test. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Try to imagine what it would be like if you wore glasses with red lenses from the moment of your birth. Sociology (1995)It may once have seemed that mastering the technology of cameras and lenses was a vital part of becoming a photographer. Collins Complete Guide to Photography (1993)More people wear glasses or contact lenses, which cut down ultraviolet light entering the eyes. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)
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Translations for 'lens'
British English: lens /lɛnz/ NOUN
A lens is a thin, curved piece of glass or plastic in something such as a camera or pair of glasses which makes things appear larger or clearer.
...a powerful lens for my camera.
- American English: lens
- Arabic: عَدَسَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: lente
- Chinese: 镜头
- Croatian: leća
- Czech: čočka optická
- Danish: linse på kamera
- Dutch: lens
- European Spanish: lente
- Finnish: linssi
- French: lentille
- German: Linse Optik
- Greek: φακός οπτική
- Italian: lente
- Japanese: レンズ
- Korean: 렌즈
- Norwegian: linse
- Polish: soczewka
- European Portuguese: lente
- Romanian: lentilă
- Russian: линза
- Spanish: lente
- Swedish: lins kamera m.m.
- Thai: เลนส์ตา
- Turkish: lens
- Ukrainian: лінза
- Vietnamese: ống kính
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