lense vs lens : Common Errors in English

About lense vs lens

Although the variant spelling “lense” is listed in some dictionaries,the standard spelling for those little disks that focus light is “lens.”

lense Meaning(s)

  • (n) a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images

lens Meaning(s)

  • (n) a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
  • (n) genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils
  • (n) (metaphor) a channel through which something can be seen or understood
  • (n) biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focuses light on the retina
  • (n) electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons

lense in News

  • Mercy announces medical breakthrough that will help injured soldiers

    Scientists created medication-delivering contact lenses SPRINGFIELD, -- It's a medical breakthrough that will help those on the front lines. Mercy Hospital workers in Springfield will soon be protecting the eye sight of soldiers all around the world.
    on June 22, 2013 Source: KY3 Springfield

lens in News

  1. Local Lens

    Send your LOCAL LENS photos to editor@juneauempire.com. Make sure to include the name of the photographer, when and where it was taken and any other pertinent information.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Juneau Empire

  2. Research and Markets: Global CMOS Camera Lens Market Report 2012-2016: Asia Optical, Genius Electronic Optical ...

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global CMOS Camera Lens Market 2012-2016" report to their of
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. 'Stop the Lens' question headed toward Aug. 27 ballot

    With the validation of 339 more petition signatures, the "Stop The Lens" question goes on St. Petersburg's August 27th primary ballot. But at this point, voters will not see the phrases "The Lens" nor "The Pier" on the ballot, thanks to an apparent oversight by the petitioners.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: FOX 5 Washington D.C.

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