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plano-convex Syllabification: pla·no-con·vex
Pronunciation: /ˌplānōˌkänˈveks/ /-ˈkänˌveks/

Definition of plano-convex in English:


(Of a lens) with one surface plane and the opposite one convex.
Example sentences
  • Radiation characteristics of a plano-convex lens are studied using Maslov's method, stressing the evaluation of an electromagnetic field around a caustic region when a uniform plane wave is incident axially to the flat plate side.
  • Here is a diagram of light passing through the curved edge of a planoconvex lens.
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