convex lens

n.

A lens having at least one surface that curves outward like the exterior of a sphere.

Nearby words

  1. convertin,
  2. convertiplane,
  3. convertite,
  4. convex,
  5. convex hull,
  6. convex sole,
  7. convexity,
  8. convexo-,
  9. convexo-concave,
  10. convexo-concave lens


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