converging lens


noun Optics.

a lens that converts parallel rays of light to convergent rays and produces a real image.

Nearby words

  1. convergent plate boundary,
  2. convergent sequence,
  3. convergent strabismus,
  4. convergent thinking,
  5. convergently,
  6. conversable,
  7. conversant,
  8. conversate,
  9. conversation,
  10. conversation chair


Also called positive lens.

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