a lens that causes a beam of parallel rays to diverge after refraction, as from a virtual image; a lens that has a negative focal length.
Retro Words You’ll Probably Never Use AgainMost of these retronyms -- obsolete words and phrases -- are outdated technologies.
Bring vs. TakeDo you bring food to a party, or do you take food to a party? The terms bring and take are often confused, and for good reason. Both words describe the movement of something from one location to another. Bring describes the movement of something toward a specified location. According to this convention, you can bring food to a party, but not take food to …
Compare converging lens.
Also called negative lens.
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