lens


lens
lens [ lenz ] noun count *
1. ) a thin piece of curved glass or plastic that makes things seem smaller, bigger, or clearer:
eyeglasses with thick lenses
a ) a piece of equipment that is part of a camera:
a camera with a telescopic lens
2. ) the part of the eye behind the PUPIL that bends light to produce an image on the RETINA
3. ) a CONTACT LENS:
I haven't got my lenses in.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.