object lens


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object lens

n.
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Noun1.object lens - the lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewedobject lens - the lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed
compound microscope - light microscope that has two converging lens systems: the objective and the eyepiece
lens, lens system, lense - a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
optical telescope - an astronomical telescope designed to collect and record light from cosmic sources
References in classic literature ?
She hardly observed that a tear descended slowly upon his cheek, a tear so large that it magnified the pores of the skin over which it rolled, like the object lens of a microscope.
The size of the clear aperture of the object lens is 32 millimeters in diameter.