eye lens


: the lens nearest the eye in an eyepiece

Examples of eye lens in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even its eye lens could have provided information about its life history and ecology, Hannah Rudd, a marine scientist at Shark Hub UK, said via email. Victoria Bisset, Washington Post, 19 Mar. 2023 The vegetable's lutein and zeaxanthin pigments protect the retina and eye lens. Cynthia Sass, Mph, Rd, Health, 9 Mar. 2023 The photo is distorted, taken from a security camera with a fish-eye lens. Michael Fitzgerald, Discover Magazine, 25 Nov. 2015 The promo was filmed with an unconventional fish-eye lens, often used to film skate footage, and fitting for Gleeson, who’s supposedly been a longtime member of the skate scene. Amina Niasse, Billboard, 5 Oct. 2022 Durant went on to build a successful career in tech before developing cataracts — a clouding of the eye lens — in her thirties. Zulekha Nathoo, USA TODAY, 1 Sep. 2022 Slap on a fish-eye lens for a fun, distorted photo effect. Julian Chokkattu, Wired, 22 July 2022 The buzz in my head made the experience feel like a David Lynch fever dream filmed on a fish-eye lens. Cesar Hernandez, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 July 2022 Extreme proximity, a huge pouch and the perspective produced by a 180-degree fish-eye lens combine to make this surreal image. Cecilia Rodriguez, Forbes, 7 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1713, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of eye lens was in 1713

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“Eye lens.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eye%20lens. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

eye lens

: the lens nearest the eye in an eyepiece
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