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len·tic·u·lar

 (lĕn-tĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
1. Shaped like a biconvex lens.
2. Of or relating to a lens.

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

(lɛnˈtɪkjʊlə) or

lentiform

adj
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]
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len•tic•u•lar

(lɛnˈtɪk yə lər)

adj.
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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lenticular - convex on both sideslenticular - convex on both sides; shaped like a lentil
bulging, convex - curving or bulging outward
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Translations

len·tic·u·lar

a. lenticular, rel. a un lente.
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