objective lens
Objective Ob*jec"tive, n. 1. (Gram.) The objective case. [1913 Webster]

2. An {object glass}; called also {objective lens}. See under {Object}, n. [1913 Webster]

3. Same as {Objective point}, under {Objective}, a. [1913 Webster]


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  • objective lens — ob*jec tive lens, n. An {object glass}. See under {Object}, n. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • objective lens — Object Ob ject ([o^]b j[e^]kt), n. [L. objectus. See {Object}, v. t.] 1. That which is put, or which may be regarded as put, in the way of some of the senses; something visible or tangible and persists for an appreciable time; as, he observed an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • objective lens — objektyvas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. object glass; objective; objective lens vok. Objektiv, n rus. объектив, m pranc. objectif, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • objective lens — noun the lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed • Syn: ↑objective, ↑object lens, ↑object glass • Hypernyms: ↑lens, ↑lense, ↑lens system • Part Ho …   Useful english dictionary

  • objective lens — Optics. objective (def. 3). * * * …   Universalium

  • Objective lens — Объектив …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Objective — Ob*jec tive, n. 1. (Gram.) The objective case. [1913 Webster] 2. An {object glass}; called also {objective lens}. See under {Object}, n. [1913 Webster] 3. Same as {Objective point}, under {Objective}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Objective (optics) — Several objective lenses on a microscope. In an optical instrument, the objective is the optical element that gathers light from the object being observed and focuses the light rays to produce a real image. Objectives can be single lenses or… …   Wikipedia

  • Objective — In a microscope, the objective (also called the objective lens) is the lens nearest to the object being examined whereas the lens closest to the eye is termed the ocular (the eyepiece). The light microscope today is usually binocular (with one… …   Medical dictionary

  • objective — objectively, adv. objectiveness, n. /euhb jek tiv/, n. 1. something that one s efforts or actions are intended to attain or accomplish; purpose; goal; target: the objective of a military attack; the objective of a fund raising drive. 2. Gram. a.… …   Universalium

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