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lens

lens(
lehnz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (optics)
a. el lente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la lente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Do not apply too much pressure to the lens when you clean it.No apliques demasiada presión a la lente cuando la limpies.
b. el cristal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(in eyeglasses)
After his eye surgery, Tom's vision changed so drastically that he needed new lenses for his glasses.Después de operarse los ojos, la visión de Tom cambió tan drásticamente que tuvo que poner nuevos cristales en sus gafas.
2. (anatomy)
a. el cristalino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
When the lens of the eye can't change its shape correctly, patients can experience blurry vision.Cuando el cristalino del ojo no puede cambiar de forma correctamente, los pacientes pueden sufrir visión borrosa.
3. (photography)
a. el objetivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Place the cap on the lens every time you finish using the camera so that dust does not collect on it.Pon la tapa en el objetivo cada vez que termines de usar la cámara para que no se acumule polvo.
4. (object for magnifying)
a. la lupa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Because my grandmother doesn't like the idea of wearing glasses, she uses a lens to read the newspaper.Como a mi abuela no le gusta la idea de llevar gafas, usa una lupa para leer el periódico.
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lens
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of glasses)
a. la cristal m, lente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. el vidrio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (of camera)
a. la objetivo m, lente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (of eye)
a. el cristalino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
lens captapa del objetivo
lens [lenz]
noun
[of spectacles] lente (m) (f); [of camera] objetivo (m); (handlens) (for stamps etc) lupa (f); (Anat) cristalino (m)
contact lens lente (m) (f) de contacto; lentilla (f)
modifier
lens cap (n) tapa (f) de objetivo
lens hood (n) parasol (m) de objetivo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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