eye lens

noun Optics.

the lens of an eyepiece closest to the eye.

Origin of eye lens

First recorded in 1870–75
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  • Irradiation has also been ascribed to spherical aberration in the eye-lens and to diffraction of light at the pupil.

    Visual Illusions|Matthew Luckiesh