flattener

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  • The four element lens was a Triplet with an added rear field-flattener.
  • To play a low G, one must be playing in C minor (with A) and close the flattener valve simultaneously.
  • Thus the "field flattener" flattens the image field.
  • A field flattener, in its simplest form a planoconvex lens in front of the film plate or detector, is sometimes used.
  • In other words, the function of a field flattener lens is to counter the field-angle dependence of the focal length of a system.
  • Left, the extended notes come from closing key change valves or flexing key change levers, for sharpener, and flattener.
  • The Diamond is good because it holds firmly, is a great flattener, and is especially adapted to the securing of square boxes. Cited from The Mountains, by Stewart Edward White
  • In this strategy, one puts on a steepener or flattener, based on whether the Federal Reserve has cut the benchmark rate or raised it.
  • The window was made of sapphire while the lens objective and flattener were made of zinc selenide.
  • The optics consisted of a window, lens, and field flattener.
  • Field flattener lenses in binoculars improve edge sharpness and lower the distortion.
  • The moment it was fairly open the flattener took his polissoir, a rod of iron with a block of wood at one end, and began smoothing out the uneven sheet of glass into a flat surface. Cited from The Story of Glass, by Sara Ware Bassett
  • Field flattener lenses counteract the Petzval field curvature of an optical system.
  • Connect the triplet and doublet field flattener with a high precision thin thread to keep the optical axis perpendicular to the image.
  • Through the sensitive transparent being of M. de Voltaire, you may see that feeling almost painfully busy in every Letter he writes to the Flattener of the Earth. Cited from Carlyle's "History of Friedrich II of Prussia V 11
  • In this Cassegrain configuration the convex secondary mirror acts as a field flattener and relays the image through the perforated primary mirror to a final focal plane located behind the primary.
  • Spine Flattener -to stretch the long extensors of the spine and to assist in the remediation of an abnormal lordotic curve of the neck and lower back.
  • Esprit 80ED, 100ED, 120ED and 150ED Super APO refractors have a doublet field flattener to get a flat field and minimize aberration and distortion.
  • Maupertuis, referee in that quarrel, had, with a bluntness offensive to the female mind, declared Konig indisputably in the right; and there had followed a dryness between the divine Emilie and the Flattener of the Earth, scarcely to be healed by Voltaire's best efforts. Cited from Carlyle's "History of Friedrich II of Prussia V 16

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