[luh-nwar for 1; luh-nawr, -nohr for 2] /ləˈnwar for 1; ləˈnɔr, -ˈnoʊr for 2/
Jean Joseph Étienne
[zhahn zhoh-zef ey-tyen] /ʒɑ̃ ʒoʊˈzɛf eɪˈtyɛn/ (Show IPA), 1822–1900, French inventor.
a town in W North Carolina.
French inventor who in 1859 constructed the first practical internal-combustion engine, which was fueled by coal gas and air. He later built a car and a boat that were powered by this engine.
[luh-nawr, -nohr] /ləˈnɔr, -ˈnoʊr/ noun 1. a female given name, form of .
[lenz] /lɛnz/ noun, plural lenses. 1. a piece of transparent substance, usually glass, having two opposite surfaces either both curved or one curved and one plane, used in an optical device in changing the convergence of light rays, as for magnification, or in correcting defects of vision. 2. a combination of such pieces. 3. some […]
[lenz-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈlɛnzˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/ noun, Photography. 1. the usually removable front panel of a view camera or enlarger on which the is mounted.
lensectomy lens·ec·to·my (lěn-zěk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of the lens, usually done by puncture incision through the ciliary disk during vitrectomy.