Translation of lens in Spanish:

lens

Pronunciation: /lenz/

n (pl lenses)

  • 1.1 [Opt] lente (f)
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    • His first telescope was made from available lenses and gave a magnification of about four times.
    • I have two pairs of glasses with different coloured lenses for different light conditions.
    • Because of the extreme curve of the glasses, the lenses are hard to fit to a frame - and that makes them costly.
    1.2 (for magnifying) lupa (f) 1.3 (in spectacles) cristal (m) 1.4contact lens 1.5 [Phot] lente (f); (compound) objetivo (m); (before n) [cap] del objetivo lens aperture (apertura (f) del) diafragma (m) lens hood parasol (m)
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    • The Standard lens is actually one of the most neglected lenses in your camera bag.
    • With that he tosses the paper across, and goes back to his camera lenses and his camera lens cloth.
    • The solution to this is to get right next to the glass, so that your camera lens is flush with the glass surface.
    1.6 [Anat] cristalino (m)
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    • The posterior chamber is found behind the iris and in front of the lens and ciliary bodies.
    • The dioptric system includes the cornea, the lens, the aqueous humor within the anterior eye chamber, and the vitreous body.
    • With age, your eyes are less able to produce tears, your retinas thin and your lenses gradually turn yellow and become less clear.

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