Coddington lens


Cod·​ding·​ton lens
: a hand magnifier consisting of a lens made from a glass sphere around which a deep equatorial groove acting as a diaphragm has been cut

Word History


after Henry Coddington †1845 English mathematician

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“Coddington lens.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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