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plano-concave

[ pley-noh-kon-keyv, -kon-keyv ]
/ ˌpleɪ noʊˈkɒn keɪv, -kɒnˈkeɪv /
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adjective Optics.

pertaining to or noting a lens that is plane on one side andconcave on the other.

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Origin of plano-concave

First recorded in 1685–95; plano-1 + concave
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British Dictionary definitions for plano-concave

plano-concave
/ (ˌpleɪnəʊˈkɒnkeɪv) /

adjective

(of a lens) having one side concave and the other side plane
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Medical definitions for plano-concave

planoconcave
[ plā′nō-kŏn-kāv, -kŏnkāv′ ]

adj.

Flat on one side and concave on the other.
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