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coated lens

Lenses whose surfaces are thinly covered with specific optical-quality materials. With projectors, such coatings minimize light reflection back to lamp, amount of ambient light mingling with focused light leaving lens. Can add to lens brightness. Other coatings filter colors, protect actual glass surface from scratches.

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coated lens

A lens that has a thin layer of transparent substance applied to its surface to reduce light reflection.
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coated lens

A lens covered witha very thin layer of transparent material that reduces the amount of light reflectedby the surface of the lens. A coated lens is faster (transmits more light) than anuncoated lens.
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coated lens

Paper with surface layer designed to improve reflectivity, ink holdout. Available in four major surface categories: cast, gloss, dull, matte.
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coated lens

A lens covered with a very thin layer of transparent material that reduces the amount of light reflected by the surface of the lens. A coated lens is faster (transmitsmore light) than an uncoated lens.
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