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object lens

noun Optics.
  1. objective(def 3).
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Origin of object lens

First recorded in 1825–35
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Historical Examples of object lens

  • A refracting telescope is one of the ordinary pocket type, having an object-lens at one end and an eyepiece at the other.

    The Romance of Modern Invention

    Archibald Williams

  • It is fifty-six and a half feet long, the object-lens measures thirty-six inches across.