Meaning of LENS in English

LENS

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a camera lens

A high quality camera lens is the key to taking good photographs.

contact lens

fish-eye lens

telephoto lens

wide-angle lens

zoom lens

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

optical

He did not look like a businessman about to discuss optical lenses in the board room at the Zeiss works.

Nikon use an optical zoom lens that has a 2.5x range.

thick

A young woman wearing glasses with thick lenses sat on a huge sack, reading a letter.

One man was reading a Hebrew magazine and wore eyeglasses with thick lenses .

wide

It is also, merely, the story of a pop group but viewed through a wide angle lens .

Nikon for instance produce a telephoto lens , several wide angle lenses and a fish-eye for their range of models.

■ NOUN

camera

Hilliard's cibachrome shows a woman with her head turned away from the camera lens .

The camera lens , of course, has its own inherent limitations.

On a purely practical basis, the paintings in this instance work better than the camera lens .

He had a momentary glimpse of himself from above, as if through a camera lens .

Indifferently magnificent, it sneered back at my eager camera lens , which could only fit in a pitiful few floors.

Readers interested in the deployment of experimental camera lenses and the like may get the most out of what LoBrutto offers.

I can gaze seductively into a camera lens and give you that look of pure lust and desire.

In either event, the script is projected on to a piece of glass located directly over the camera lenses .

contact

I then got a bad infection in my left eye which my doctor suggested was due to the contact lens .

But in infant monkeys wearing an opaque contact lens , this changes.

A contact lens holder - I recognized it, Mum wears them - still with the lenses in them.

Amongst these are contact lens wetting solutions, comfort drops and artificial tears, which, perhaps surprisingly, have similar compositions.

Unlike other soft contact lenses , they're designed so that you can sleep and wake up in them.

But Tucker was fine; he had just lost a contact lens .

spectacle

Although spectacle lenses will correct errors, they can not replace vision that does not exist.

Each spectacle lens then filters one image out, based on its color or polarity.

telephoto

These were made discreetly with the aid of a telephoto lens and with the full co-operation of the club.

■ VERB

look

Jaq looked in vain through a lens for identification marks, badges, or names.

When you looked through the jar filled with water, you were looking through a magnifying lens .

use

Nikon use an optical zoom lens that has a 2.5x range.

Elicit that they are used as lenses . 2.

The technique involves the use of a micro-beam of electrons which are focused on the sample surface using electrostatic lenses .

We wondered whether it might be possible to do the same thing using glasses or contact lenses .

view

Much of this is because the changes identified in the 1960s are viewed through different historical lenses .

Everything about the schools was viewed through the lens of progressive education.

wear

He said that I shouldn't wear the lenses until the infection was cleared.

A young woman wearing glasses with thick lenses sat on a huge sack, reading a letter.

I didn't wear the lenses for six months.

But in infant monkeys wearing an opaque contact lens , this changes.

One man was reading a Hebrew magazine and wore eyeglasses with thick lenses .

At least you remembered to wear the lens in the right one.

Kristy is the one with the green contact lenses and Kathy is the one wearing the blue lenses.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

fast film/lens

Minerals giving very low intensity emission, such as quartz grains, required many minutes or even hours of exposure with fast films.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a 115mm zoom lens

Jan wears glasses with thick lenses.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Analysis Have each group use two different jars and draw what they see through the lenses as accurately as possible.

And with contact lenses, who knows?

I can gaze seductively into a camera lens and give you that look of pure lust and desire.

I didn't wear the lenses for six months.

The managers' experience was an imperfect lens with which to make sense of their new position.

They are used to increase the comfort of dry eye sufferers and contact lens wearers.

Travels in time through the photographer's lens .

Without lenses, they can not be seeing an image.

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