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lenticular

Line breaks: len¦ticu|lar
Pronunciation: /lɛnˈtɪkjʊlə
 
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Definition of lenticular in English:

adjective

1Shaped like a lentil, especially by being biconvex: lenticular lenses
More example sentences
  • Thanks to lenticular lenses, the figures disappeared like ghosts when the photographs were viewed from certain angles, suggesting the mutability of memory.
  • The berries in the most derived clade are all morphologically similar, with two carpels, axile placentation and mostly lenticular seeds.
  • The origin of the lenticular sandstone dykelets is more problematic.
2Relating to the lens of the eye.
Example sentences
  • When the lens is distorted, you have lenticular astigmatism.
  • On the patient's return from the war, an optician had confirmed the lenticular foreign body.
  • In 1912, a WD was described as a familial syndrome of progressive lenticular degeneration associated with cirrhosis of the liver.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin lenticularis, from lenticula, diminutive of lens, lent- 'lentil'.

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