Lens Wikipedia

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Lens or Lense may refer to:



    • Lens (optics), an optical element which converges or diverges light
      • Lens (anatomy), a part of the eye
      • Corrective lens for correction of human vision
        • Contact lens, placed on the cornea of the eye
      • Camera lens, a lens designed for use on a camera

    Focusing of other radiation and forces

    • Gravitational lens, a massive astronomical object which causes visual distortions
    • Electrostatic lens, a device used to focus or collimate electron beams
    • Explosive lens, a shaped explosive charge with focused blast
    • Microwave lens, used to focus microwave radiation in slotted waveguide antennas

    Lentil-shaped things

    • Lens (genus), the genus of the lentil plant
    • Lens (geometry), a geometric shape formed from two arcs
    • Lens (geology), a body of ore or rock that is thick in the middle and thin at the edges
    • Lens (hydrology), a layer of fresh water derived from rainfall, overlying saline groundwater
    • Kamera lens (biology), a unicellular, flagellate organism and the only species of the genus Kamera.


    • Arrondissement of Lens, in the d├ępartement of Pas-de-Calais, France
      • Lens, Pas-de-Calais, a commune in that arrondissement
        • RC Lens, its football (soccer) club
    • Lens, Belgium
    • Lens, Valais, Switzerland

    Other uses

    • A bidirectional transformation in computer science
    • Lens (surname)
    • Laser engineered net shaping, a rapid prototyping technology capable of building fully dense metal parts
    • Perspective (cognitive)
    • European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy
    • Lens, a fictional alien device in E. E. Smith's Lensman series

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