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lenticular

[len′tik·yə·lər]
(optics)
Of or pertaining to a lens.
(science and technology)
Having the shape of a lentil or double convex lens.

lenticular

Clouds having the shape of a lens or almonds—often elongated and usually with welldefined outlines. Severe downdrafts, updrafts, and rotor activity are associated with lenticulars, and therefore flying in the vicinity of these clouds should be avoided. See lee wave.
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The Moon can be seen in a bright crescent phase, illuminating an edge of the lower lenticular cloud, while the molten lava from the volcano gives the scene a vibrant red glow.
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RealTag, which is based at Birmingham Research Park at the University of Birmingham in Edgbaston, says it has patented a way of creating a system of tagging medicines using lenticular lenses which cannot be copied.
The lenticular is mounted to a small motor and synced to music so that as soon as the card is opened, the birthday celebrant is greeted with an animation that loops over and over and over again.
Lenticular galaxies, according to NASA, are intermediate-state galaxies that exist somewhere in between the spectrum of elliptical and spiral galaxies, and are characterized by a bulge and a thin stellar disk.
"The Lenticular technology was launched some time back but it was so expensive, around $20,000.
* K readings--these give the amount ot corneal astigmatism, allows prediction of lenticular astigmatism and the selection oft starting back optic zone radius (BOZR)
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