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  • n. Common misspelling of lens. (presumably a back-formation from the plural lenses)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images


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  • In entertainment industry slang, "to shoot a movie."

    August 26, 2009