concave meniscus

concave meniscus
įgaubtasis meniskas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. concave meniscus vok. konkaver Meniskus, m rus. вогнутый мениск, m pranc. ménisque divergent, m; ménisque négatif, m

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  • 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 — [mə nis′kəs] n. pl. meniscuses or menisci [mi nis′ī΄] [ModL < Gr mēniskos, dim. of mēnē, the MOON] 1. a crescent or crescent shaped thing 2. a lens convex on one side and concave on the other: see LENS 3. fibrous cartilage within a joint, esp …   English World dictionary

  • meniscus telescope — noun A compact telescope in which the spherical aberration of a concave spherical mirror is corrected by a meniscus lens • • • Main Entry: ↑meniscus …   Useful english dictionary

  • meniscus — ► NOUN (pl. menisci) 1) Physics the curved upper surface of a liquid in a tube. 2) a thin lens convex on one side and concave on the other. ORIGIN Greek m niskos crescent …   English terms dictionary

  • Meniscus (anatomy) — For other uses, see Meniscus, Lens (optics)#Types of simple lenses, and Meniscus Film Festival. Meniscus (anatomy) Head of right tibia seen from above, showing menisci and attachments of ligaments …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — noun /mɛˈnɪs.kəs,məˈnɪs.kəs/ a) A crescent moon, or an object shaped like it. He opened wide both casements; they gave on a parking place four floors below; the thin meniscus overhead was too wan to illumine the roofs of the houses descending… …   Wiktionary

  • meniscus — meniscoid /mi nis koyd/, adj. /mi nis keuhs/, n., pl. menisci / nis uy, nis kuy, kee/, meniscuses. 1. a crescent or a crescent shaped body. 2. the convex or concave upper surface of a column of liquid, the curvature of which is caused by surface… …   Universalium

  • meniscus — me•nis•cus [[t]mɪˈnɪs kəs[/t]] n. pl. nis•ci [[t] ˈnɪs aɪ, ˈnɪs kaɪ, ki[/t]] nis•cus•es 1) a crescent or a crescent shaped body 2) phs the convex or concave upper surface of a column of liquid, the curvature of which is caused by surface tension… …   From formal English to slang

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