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Definitions of Lenses
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Pieces of glass or other transparent materials used for magnification or increased visual acuity. Medical Dictionary DB
A piece of glass or other transparent substance, so shaped that rays of light passing through it are made to change their direction, and to magnify or diminish objects at a certain distance; the crystalline humour of the eye. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
In optical instruments, a piece of glass of a convex, concave, or other shape, for changing the direction of rays of light, and thus magnifying or diminishing objects. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
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