lenticular lenticular

Definition(s):

  • (adj) convex on both sides; shaped like a lentil

Usage(s):

  1. The rest proved to be anything from lenticular clouds to runaway balloons, kites to jet-engine exhaust.
  2. This habit creates an excessive lenticular convexity which, over a period of time, causes a focal point in front of the retina, thereby producing a myopic or nearsighted condition.

News

  • Out of the Ordinary | Space Wallpaper

    In this space wallpaper—among a crowd of face- and edge-on spiral, elliptical, and irregular galaxies in the constellation of Virgo—lies NGC 4866, which is a lenticular galaxy situated about 80 million light-years from Earth.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: SPACE.com

Quotes

  • "When the screen is small enough, you don't have to use [3D] glasses," Cameron explained. "With a single user, the lenticular screen is oriented for perfect 3D."
    on Apr 1, 2010 By: James Cameron Source: Fiercemobilecontent

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