Coddington lens

noun
Cod·ding·ton lens | \ˈkädiŋtən-\

Definition of Coddington 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

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History and Etymology for Coddington lens

after Henry Coddington †1845 English mathematician

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