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COMPOUND LENS [2 records]

Record 1 2014-04-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Optics
  • Photography
  • Optical Instruments
DEF

Lens unit made up of two or more individual glasses.

OBS

The term is seldom used nowadays.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Optique
  • Photographie
  • Instruments d'optique
CONT

Devant les défauts de l'image fournie par la lentille simple, on songea à utiliser les combinaisons de lentilles.

Spanish

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Record 2 2004-03-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Optics
  • Photography
DEF

An obsolescent term for a lens unit made up of two or more individual lenses cemented together.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Optique
  • Photographie
DEF

Objectif qui comprend un nombre variable (deux ou plus) de lentilles collées les unes sur les autres.

Spanish

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