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eye lens

noun, Optics.
the lens of an eyepiece closest to the eye.
Origin of eye lens
First recorded in 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Special eyepieces are also obtainable having a sledging adjustment to the eye lens for focussing the micrometer.

  • It is difficult, however, to look at objects without automatically adjusting the eye lens so that it will make a sharp image.

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  • The visual angle of an object is the angle at the eye lens between the rays that have come from the ends of the object.

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  • It is due either to an eyeball that is elongated, or to an eye lens that is too convex, or to both conditions.

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