[pley-noh-kon-veks, -kon-veks, -kuhn-]
adjective Optics.
pertaining to or noting a lens that is plane on one side and convex on the other.

1655–65; plano-1 + convex Unabridged
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plano-convex (ˌpleɪnəʊˈkɒnvɛks)
(of a lens) having one side convex and the other side plane

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planoconvex pla·no·con·vex (plā'nō-kŏn-věks', -kŏn'věks')
Flat on one side and convex on the other.

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