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1. Shaped like a biconvex lens.
2. Of or relating to a lens.

[Latin lenticulāris, lentil-shaped, from lenticula, lentil; see lentil.]


(lɛnˈtɪkjʊlə) or


1. (General Physics) Also: lentoid shaped like a biconvex lens
2. (General Physics) of or concerned with a lens or lenses
3. (Botany) shaped like a lentil seed
4. (Celestial Objects) of or relating to a galaxy with a large central bulge, small disc, but no spiral arms, intermediate in shape between spiral and elliptical galaxies
[C17: from Latin lenticulāris like a lentil]


(lɛnˈtɪk yə lər)

1. of or pertaining to a lens.
2. biconvex; convexo-convex.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin lenticulāris lentillike =lenticul(a) (see lenticel) + -āris -ar1]
len•tic′u•lar•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lenticular - convex on both sideslenticular - convex on both sides; shaped like a lentil
bulging, convex - curving or bulging outward


a. lenticular, rel. a un lente.
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We have invented a process that creates a code that is embedded into a lenticular lens and can be read by anyone's smart phone.
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These new, eye-catching exhibits from the company include: the world's largest 71-inch 21:9 Cinema Scope HD (CSHD) 3D TV LCD panel; a large, interactive 3D touch panel solution with video game applications; a leading 65-inch quad full high-definition (QFHD) 4K2K lenticular lens 3D LCD TV panel; and an array of 3D displays for various applications.
A Dimenco spokesman said: "We put a lenticular lens over the panel which creates a left view and a right view.
The system uses a camera incorporated into the display's LCD screen to determine where the viewer is, then projects 3D images through a single-convex lenticular lens which is attached to the front of the screen.