American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From LatinlenticulÄris (“lentil-shaped"), from lÄ“ns (“a lentil").
Lenticular Sentence Examples
Large ore-bodies of granular and compact magnetite occur as beds and lenticular masses in Archean gneiss and crystalline schists, in various parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Urals; as also in the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Michigan, as well as in Canada.
quartz and felspar, which under ordinary conditions form more equidimensional crystals, would assume lenticular forms. In the necessary co-operation of these three causes, viz.
corner of the state) and lenticular hills, or drumlins, but having a general S.E.
In most cases this cornea is divided into lenticular facets corresponding to the underlying ommatidia.
It is clear that the light proceeds from a region surrounding the sun, and lenticular in form, the axis of the lens being nearly perpendicular to the ecliptic, while the circumference extends at least to the orbit of the earth.