How Do You Spell LENS?

Correct spelling for the English word "lens" is [l_ˈɛ_n_z], [lˈɛnz], [lˈɛnz]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Plural form of LENS is LENSES

Definition of LENS

  1. A piece of glass or other transparent substance so curved on one or more of its surfaces as to refract rays of light, either dispersing or converging them or rendering them parallel.

Common Misspellings for LENS

Below is the list of 268 misspellings for the word "lens".

Usage Examples for LENS

  1. He finished quickly and inserted the detectascope so that the lens fitted as an eye in the picture. - "The Exploits of Elaine" by Arthur B. Reeve
  2. Through the diamond lens, Hanson could see the model of the world in the orrery changing. - "The Sky Is Falling" by Lester del Rey
  3. " No," Thorndyke agreed, " it was not a lens." - "The Mystery of 31 New Inn" by R. Austin Freeman
  4. You would not expect the match to flame if you jerked the lens back and forth quickly. - "The Art of Public Speaking" by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  5. To enter the spectroscope the light first passes through a narrow slit, and the rays are then rendered parallel by passing through a lens; these parallel rays next pass through one or more prisms, and are finally viewed through a small telescope, or they may be intercepted by a photographic plate on which a picture will then be made. - "The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball

What does lens stand for?

Abbreviation LENS means:

  1. Low Energy Neurofeedback System
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