optical glass
noun Date: 1840 flint or crown glass of well-defined characteristics used especially for making lenses

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  • optical glass — optinis stiklas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Labai skaidrus, visiškai vienalytis stiklas. atitikmenys: angl. optical glass rus. оптическое стекло …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • optical glass — optinis stiklas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. optical glass vok. optisches Glas, n rus. оптическое стекло, n pranc. verre optique, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • optical glass — noun clear homogeneous glass of known refractive index; used to make lenses • Hypernyms: ↑glass • Hyponyms: ↑optical crown, ↑crown glass, ↑optical crown glass, ↑optical flint, ↑flint glass …   Useful english dictionary

  • optical glass — op′tical glass′ n. opt high quality, homogeneous, color free glass, as flint or crown glass, having specified refractive properties, used in lenses and other components of optical systems • Etymology: 1740–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • optical glass — Optics. any of several types of high quality, homogeneous, color free glass, as flint or crown glass, having specified refractive properties, used in lenses and other components of optical systems. [1740 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • optical glass — noun a very pure kind of glass used for lenses …   English new terms dictionary

  • Optical glass — Оптическое стекло …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Optical lens design — refers to the calculation of lens construction parameters (variables) that will meet a set of performance requirements and constraints, including cost and schedule limitations. Construction parameters include surface profile types (spherical,… …   Wikipedia

  • Glass — (gl[.a]s), n. [OE. glas, gles, AS. gl[ae]s; akin to D., G., Dan., & Sw. glas, Icel. glas, gler, Dan. glar; cf. AS. gl[ae]r amber, L. glaesum. Cf. {Glare}, n., {Glaze}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. A hard, brittle, translucent, and commonly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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