convex lens

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concave lens, convex lens - A concave lens is thinner at the center; a convex lens is thicker at the center.
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Noun1.convex lens - lens such that a beam of light passing through it is brought to a point or focusconvex lens - lens such that a beam of light passing through it is brought to a point or focus
lens, lens system, lense - a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
sunglass - a convex lens that focuses the rays of the sun; used to start a fire
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Mounting plus lens magnifiers in spectacles provides hands-free magnification and the greatest field of view as the lens is close to the eye.
Most recently, Novartis AG's Ciba Vision unit received Food and Drug Administration approval for its SOLO-care Plus lens cleaning and disinfecting solution in January.
When real objects are far, the user will be looking above the plus lens and see both the real objects and the virtual images at remote distances.
Figure 3 shows three different generalized approaches to shared aperture: (1) wideband circuits plus narrowband HPAS, (2) wideband circuits plus lens feeds and (3) multiplexed narrowband circuits spanning a wide bandwidth.