Definition of LENS

noun : LENS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils ;

  • 3. (

    ) (metaphor) a channel through which something can be seen or understood; "the writer is the lens through which history can be seen" ;

  • 5. (

    ) electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons ;


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