from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cap or cover fitting over the opening of the tube of a lens.


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  • Martinez retrieved his camera from the dusty dashboard, closed the flash, pressed the OFF button and replaced the lens-cap.


  • He is confident, however, that she won ' t impose her own version of NYU ' s lens-cap rule.

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  • The supplied lens-cap which clips into the front of the lens barrel is annoyingly ineffective, simply falling off the camera whenever I stored it in a pocket or camera-bag.

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