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crown lens

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noun Optics.
  1. a lens made of crown glass, usually used as the converging lens component of an achromatic lens.
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Origin of crown lens

First recorded in 1825–35
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crown lens

  1. a lens made of optical crown, esp the optical-crown part of a compound achromatic lens
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