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[len-ti-kuh l]
  1. a window in a clock case revealing the motion of the pendulum bob.
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Origin of lenticle

< Latin lenticula lentil, equivalent to lenti- (stem of lēns; see lens) + -cula -cle1
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Historical Examples

  • The shape of the lenticle may vary immensely, the thickness bearing no definite relationship to the horizontal extent.

    The Principles of Stratigraphical Geology

    J. E. Marr

British Dictionary definitions for lenticle


  1. geology a lens-shaped layer of mineral or rock embedded in a matrix of different constitution
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