Synonyms for lens

Synonyms for (noun) lens

Synonyms: lens, lens system, lense

Definition: a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images

Similar words: optical device

Definition: a device for producing or controlling light

Synonyms: lens, electron lens

Definition: electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons

Similar words: electronic equipment

Definition: equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)

Synonyms: lens, lens of the eye, crystalline lens

Definition: biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focuses light on the retina

Similar words: organ

Definition: a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function

Synonyms: lens

Definition: (metaphor) a channel through which something can be seen or understood

Usage: the writer is the lens through which history can be seen

Similar words: channel, communication channel, line

Definition: (often plural) a means of communication or access

Usage: it must go through official channels; lines of communication were set up between the two firms

Synonyms: Lens, genus Lens

Definition: genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils

Similar words: rosid dicot genus

Definition: a genus of dicotyledonous plants

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