cylindrical lens

n.

A lens in which one of the surfaces is curved in one meridian and less curved in the opposite meridian.astigmatic lens

Nearby words

  1. cylinder seal,
  2. cylindraceous,
  3. cylindrical,
  4. cylindrical coordinate,
  5. cylindrical coordinates,
  6. cylindrical projection,
  7. cylindroadenoma,
  8. cylindroid,
  9. cylindroma,
  10. cylindromatous carcinoma


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