Meaning of LENS in English

LENS

noun

1 curved piece of glass

ADJECTIVE

▪ strong , thick

She wears glasses with very thick ~es.

▪ coloured/colored , tinted

▪ optical , spectacle ( formal , BrE )

▪ camera

▪ fish-eye , long , magnifying , telephoto , telescopic ( esp. BrE ), wide-angle , zoom

a long-lens shot of a rare bird

The photo was taken using a zoom ~.

LENS + NOUN

▪ cap , cover

I took the ~ cap off my camera and waited for a good shot.

PREPOSITION

▪ through a/the ~

a view of Mount Kilimanjaro as seen through Eddie's camera ~

2 ⇨ See ↑ contact lens

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