Meaning of LENS in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ lenz ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A lens is a thin curved piece of glass or plastic used in things such as cameras, telescopes, and pairs of glasses. You look through a lens in order to make things look larger, smaller, or clearer.
...a camera lens...
I packed your sunglasses with the green lenses.
In your eye, the lens is the part behind the pupil that focuses light and helps you to see clearly.
N-COUNT : usu sing
see also contact lens , telephoto lens , wide-angle lens , zoom lens
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006