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synonyms for lens

  • glass
  • contact
  • meniscus
  • monocle
  • optic
  • spectacles
  • bifocal
  • trifocal
See also synonyms for: lenses
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Instead, we have to see this sort of behavior in humans through an entirely different lens, that recognizes how important our cultural systems are in determining what we do as men and women, boys and girls.
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That’s a slight downgrade from the similar lens in the S20 Ultra, which had 10X and 100X zooming capabilities.
SAMSUNG NOTE20 ULTRA REVIEW: WHY THIS BIG PHONE WORKS FOR THE COVID ERAAARON PRESSMANAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
Companies are having to rethink every aspect of the business through this new lens of rising costs and the on-location experience not being what it was just a few months ago.
SEO IN THE SECOND HALF OF 2020: FIVE SEARCH OPPORTUNITIES TO ACT ON NOWJIM YUAUGUST 17, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Each card gives the reader a different lens on the election.
HOW WE DESIGNED THE LOOK OF OUR 2020 FORECASTANNA WIEDERKEHR (ANNA.WIEDERKEHR@ABC.COM)AUGUST 13, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
For Americans, that might mean that questions of whether to stay home, wear a mask or to see friends and family without social distancing are filtered through a partisan lens.
REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS SEE COVID-19 VERY DIFFERENTLY. IS THAT MAKING PEOPLE SICK?AMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUXJULY 23, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
This lens focuses the light, sending it through the liquid-filled globe of the eyeball to the back interior wall of the eye.
EXPLAINER: HOW OUR EYES MAKE SENSE OF LIGHTTINA HESMAN SAEYJULY 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
As science journalists, we not only explain the workings of science and scientists, we also use science as a lens to examine human behavior, societies and the world around us.
CAN SCIENCE HELP CREATE A MORE JUST SOCIETY?NANCY SHUTEJULY 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Gorsuch’s opinion examined “on the basis of sex” through both the textualism and originalism lens.
THE SUPREME COURT DECISION TO GRANT PROTECTIONS TO LGBT WORKERS IS AN IMPORTANT EXPANSION OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACTLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 18, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
A handful of NIR light patterns were then projected through a lens and into various tissues injected with bioink, which contained both the nanoinitiator and the cells.
SCIENTISTS 3D PRINTED EARS INSIDE LIVING MICE USING LIGHTSHELLY FANJUNE 9, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
The concave shape of the retina—the photoreceptor-laden layer of tissue at the back of the eye—makes it possible to pick up much more light as it passes through the curved lens than it would pick up if it was flat.
A NEW BIONIC EYE COULD GIVE ROBOTS AND THE BLIND 20/20 VISIONEDD GENTMAY 22, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
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WORDS RELATED TO LENS

  • eyeglass
  • hand glass
  • hand lens
  • lens
  • loupe
  • simple microscope
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