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lenticular

 [len-tik´u-ler]
1. pertaining to or shaped like a lens.
2. pertaining to the lens of the eye.
3. pertaining to the lenticular nucleus.

len·tic·u·lar

(len-tik'yū'lăr),
1. Relating to or resembling a lens of any kind.
2. Of the shape of a lentil.
[L. lenticula, a lentil]

lenticular

/len·tic·u·lar/ (len-tik´u-ler)
1. pertaining to or shaped like a lens.
2. pertaining to the lens of the eye.
3. pertaining to the lenticular nucleus.

lenticular

See lens.

len·tic·u·lar

(len-tik'yŭ'lăr)
Relating to or resembling a lens of any kind.
[L. lenticula, a lentil]

lenticular

Pertaining to, or shaped like, a lens.

lenticular

having the appearance of a double convex lens, circular in outline, convex on both sides.

lenticular

1. pertaining to or shaped like a lens.
2. pertaining to the lens of the eye.
3. pertaining to the lenticular nucleus. See also lens.
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We have invented a process that creates a code that is embedded into a lenticular lens and can be read by anyone's smart phone.
However, the inherent difference between the two -- or at least those that scientists believe -- is that elliptical galaxies are thought to have been involved in collisions with other galaxies in the past while lenticular galaxies are suspected to be ancient spiral galaxies that have grown incredibly old but have not had any significant interactions with other galaxies in their own past.
The name Lenticular comes from a type of printing process in which a lens is superimposed over a selection of multiple images, creating an illusion of movement and depth when viewed from different angles.
Lenticular galaxies do not have much star formation activity found within the galaxy and feature many older stars.
The lenticular image has been a fixture in American visual culture for generations.
When comparing properties, it is found that the bulges of lenticular galaxies are very similar to elliptical galaxies, while their disks have similarities to the disks of spiral galaxies, except that they lack conspicuous spiral arms.
We have invested years of research and development into developing the software and lenticular technology which solve this problem.
The panel maker says that its 65-inch 4K2K 2D/3D mixed mode display uses a lenticular lens.
Here were early photographic tableaux vivants peopled by medieval knights and Olympian gods (scantily clad and expressing a playfully androgynous sexuality), a set of large new lenticular prints in which a fully dressed Ontani wears or plays with masks, and a glittering spiral of ceramic sculptures of the artist's own ornate Oriental slippers and snakeskin boots.
Kurz Medical, Inc's latest development is the Incus Bridge Prosthesis (IBP), which bridges defects of the lenticular process and eliminates the need to remove the incus.
The lobby is dominated by lenticular murals of the Wilders and a particularly striking, wall-length scene from one of the filmmaker's most famous works -- rendered in pink dots of varied sizes.