Plano-concave
Plano-concave \Pla"no-con"cave\, a. [Plano- + concave.] Plane or flat on one side, and concave on the other; as, a plano-concave lens. See {Lens}. [1913 Webster]

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  • plano-concave — [plā΄nō kän kāv′, plā΄nōkän′kāv΄] adj. having one side plane and the other concave: see LENS …   English World dictionary

  • plano-concave — pla·no con·cave .plā nō (.)kän kāv, kän . adj flat on one side and concave on the other <a plano concave lens> …   Medical dictionary

  • plano-concave — /play noh kon kayv, kon kayv /, adj. Optics. pertaining to or noting a lens that is plane on one side and concave on the other. See diag. under lens. [1685 95; PLANO 1 + CONCAVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • plano-concave — |plā(ˌ)nō+ adjective Etymology: plan (II) + concave : flat on one side and concave on the other see lens illustration …   Useful english dictionary

  • plano-concave — adjective Date: 1693 flat on one side and concave on the other …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plano-concave — pla·no concave …   English syllables

  • plano-concave — pla•no con•cave [[t]ˌpleɪ noʊ kɒnˈkeɪv, ˈkɒn keɪv[/t]] adj. opt pertaining to or noting a lens that is plane on one side and concave on the other • Etymology: 1685–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • plano-concave — /pleɪnoʊ ˈkɒnkeɪv/ (say playnoh konkayv) adjective (of lenses) plane on one side and concave on the other …   Australian English dictionary

  • plano-concave lens — plokščiai įgaubtas lęšis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. plano concave lens vok. Plankonkavlinse, f rus. плоско вогнутая линза, f pranc. lentille plan concave, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • plano- — [plā′nō, plā′nə] [< L planus, level, flat: see PLAIN1] combining form 1. plane, flat [planography] 2. having one side plane and (the other as specified) [plano concave] …   English World dictionary

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