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biconvex

Line breaks: bi|con¦vex
Pronunciation: /bʌɪˈkɒnvɛks
 
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Definition of biconvex in English:

adjective

Convex on both sides.
Example sentences
  • The crystalline lens, which provides approximately 30% of the refractive power, is biconvex and has the ability to change its shape to increase or decrease its focusing power.
  • Their molds demonstrate that lenses were numerous, biconvex, hexagonal in outline and arranged in an hexagonal close-packing system.
  • The posterior chamber is separated from the vitreous body by a transparent biconvex lens.

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