Pancratic
Pancratic Pan*crat"ic, a. [Gr. pagkrath`s all-powerful.] (Opt.) Having all or many degrees of power; having a great range of power; -- said of an eyepiece made adjustable so as to give a varying magnifying power. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pancratic — Pan*crat ic, Pancratical Pan*crat ic*al, a. [See {Pancratium}.] Of or pertaining to the pancratium; athletic. Sir T. Browne [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pancratic — pan·crat·ic …   English syllables

  • pancratic — Accomplished in many forms or sport or game or having a mastery over numerous subjects …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • pancratic —   a. athletic; pertaining to or having ability in all matters …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • pancratic — (ˈ)pan|krad.ik adjective Etymology: Latin pancratium + English ic 1. : of or relating to a pancratium 2. [pan + cratic] : marked by or giving mastery of all subjects or matters 3. : having all or many degrees of power used especially of an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pancratic objective — pankratinis objektyvas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. pancratic objective vok. pankratisches Objektiv, n rus. панкратический объектив, m pranc. objectif zoom, m; zoom, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Pancratic lens — Объектив с переменным фокусным расстоянием, панкратический объектив …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Pancratical — Pancratic Pan*crat ic, Pancratical Pan*crat ic*al, a. [See {Pancratium}.] Of or pertaining to the pancratium; athletic. Sir T. Browne [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pancratium — pancratic /pan krat ik/, adj. /pan kray shee euhm/, n., pl. pancratia / shee euh/. (in ancient Greece) an athletic contest combining wrestling and boxing. [1595 1605; < L < Gk pankrátion all power exercise (n. use of neut. adj.), equiv. to pan… …   Universalium

  • Pancratian — Pan*cra tian, a. Pancratic; athletic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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