negative lens

negative lens

[′neg·əd·iv ′lenz]
(optics)
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Everything is automatically looked at through a negative lens if someone is depressed or experiencing low mood, and it's comforting for someone to know that if they do decide to reach out that they will be greeted with a positive response."
"Yeah, just to swallow so much that the country looks at you through this negative lens and corruption and cronyism and you're lying and you're - you want money and you're motivated by power," Conway said.
The rapid decrease in HA levels was observed in the sclera during negative lens compensation [26].
The psychological costs are often the more significant concern, as both observers and participants view participation through a negative lens. Non-participants often view benefit receipt as a conscious choice associated with laziness, apathy, and a desire to "free-ride" off the work of others.
Moran told MinnPost.com the law costs more time and money than it will save, concerns only a fraction of welfare recipients and encourages the general public to view welfare recipients through a "negative lens."
Additionally, the 1 1/4-inch barrel contains a removable negative lens that allows you to vary the focal length with optional spacer rings.
Looking through the most negative lens are religious fundamentalists, doctrinaire psychoanalytical types, and, probably most dangerous, therapists who don't see themselves as homophobic but who really believe that being gay or lesbian is evidence of incomplete or immature psychological development and possibly the underlying cause of other psychological problems.
The ITS studied consists of an anterior positive and a posterior negative lens (Galilean telescope).
The more negative lens is slabbed-off to remove unwanted base down prism and this technique can be applied to D segments, E-line bifocals and even progressives, although the cosmesis of this final option will be compromised by the introduction of a subtle dividing line on one lens.
A negative lens with a focal length of 1 meter has a strength of -1 diopter, or -1.00 D (glasses for nearsighted eyes have negative lenses).