Converging meniscus
Meniscus Me*nis"cus, n.; pl. L. {Menisci} (-s[=i]), E. {Meniscuses}. [NL., from Gr. mhni`skos, dim. of mh`nh the moon.] 1. A crescent. [1913 Webster]

2. (Opt.) A lens convex on one side and concave on the other. [1913 Webster]

3. (Anat.) An interarticular synovial cartilage or membrane; esp., one of the intervertebral synovial disks in some parts of the vertebral column of birds. [1913 Webster]

{Converging meniscus}, {Diverging meniscus}. See {Lens}. [1913 Webster]


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  • converging meniscus — iškilasis meniskas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. converging meniscus; convex meniscus; positive meniscus vok. konvexer Meniskus, m; positiver Meniskus, m; sammelnder Meniskus, m rus. выпуклый мениск, m; положительный мениск, m;… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • converging meniscus — glaudžiamasis meniskas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. converging meniscus; positive meniscus vok. positiver Meniskus, m; sammelnder Meniskus, m rus. положительный мениск, m; собирательный мениск, m pranc. ménisque convergent, m;… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • converging meniscus — noun : a meniscus lens of true crescent shaped section see lens illustration …   Useful english dictionary

  • converging meniscus — a concavoconvex lens …   Medical dictionary

  • Meniscus — Me*nis cus, n.; pl. L. {Menisci} ( s[=i]), E. {Meniscuses}. [NL., from Gr. mhni skos, dim. of mh nh the moon.] 1. A crescent. [1913 Webster] 2. (Opt.) A lens convex on one side and concave on the other. [1913 Webster] 3. (Anat.) An interarticular …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meniscus — The word meniscus comes from the Greek and refers to a crescent shaped structure. Today a meniscus is something that is shaped like a crescent moon or a croissant pastry. A meniscus can be an anatomic feature. For example, the medial meniscus of… …   Medical dictionary

  • meniscus lens converging — concavoconvex l …   Medical dictionary

  • Diverging meniscus — Meniscus Me*nis cus, n.; pl. L. {Menisci} ( s[=i]), E. {Meniscuses}. [NL., from Gr. mhni skos, dim. of mh nh the moon.] 1. A crescent. [1913 Webster] 2. (Opt.) A lens convex on one side and concave on the other. [1913 Webster] 3. (Anat.) An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • convex meniscus — iškilasis meniskas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. converging meniscus; convex meniscus; positive meniscus vok. konvexer Meniskus, m; positiver Meniskus, m; sammelnder Meniskus, m rus. выпуклый мениск, m; положительный мениск, m;… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • positive meniscus — iškilasis meniskas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. converging meniscus; convex meniscus; positive meniscus vok. konvexer Meniskus, m; positiver Meniskus, m; sammelnder Meniskus, m rus. выпуклый мениск, m; положительный мениск, m;… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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