Orthoscopic
Orthoscopic Or`tho*scop"ic, a. (Opt.) Giving an image in correct or normal proportions; giving a flat field of view; as, an orthoscopic eyepiece. [1913 Webster]

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  • orthoscopic — [ôr΄thə skäp′ik] adj. [< ORTHO + Gr skopein, to view (see SCOPE) + IC] giving a true flat image without distortion …   English World dictionary

  • Orthoscopic — Having correct vision or producing it. Orthoscopic, in other words, is free from optical distortion or designed to correct distorted vision. This fits with the prefix ortho , meaning straight or erect, and with scopic from the Greek skopein , to… …   Medical dictionary

  • orthoscopic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary orth + scopic (as in microscopic) Date: 1853 giving an image in correct and normal proportions …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • orthoscopic — /awr theuh skop ik/, adj. Ophthalm. pertaining to, characterized by, or produced by normal vision. [1850 55; ORTHO + SCOPE + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • orthoscopic — adjective Free from optical distortion …   Wiktionary

  • orthoscopic — adj. by an orthoscope; of an orthoscope (device used in eye examinations) É”rθə skÉ‘pɪk / ɔːθə skÉ’p …   English contemporary dictionary

  • orthoscopic — or·tho·scop·ic …   English syllables

  • orthoscopic — or•tho•scop•ic [[t]ˌɔr θəˈskɒp ɪk[/t]] adj. oph pertaining to or characteristic of normal vision • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • orthoscopic — /ɔθəˈskɒpɪk/ (say awthuh skopik) adjective relating to, characterised by, or produced by normal vision; presenting objects correctly to the eye …   Australian English dictionary

  • orthoscopic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|skäpik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary orth + scopic : giving an image in correct and normal proportions : giving a flat field of view …   Useful english dictionary

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