Achromaticity
Achromaticity Ach`ro*ma*tic"i*ty, n. Achromatism. [1913 Webster]

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  • achromaticity — /ak roh meuh tis i tee, ay kroh /, n. Optics. achromatism. [1835 45; ACHROMATIC + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • achromaticity — noun The state or quality of being achromatic. Syn: achromatism …   Wiktionary

  • achromaticity — ach·ro·ma·tic·i·ty …   English syllables

  • achromaticity — noun the visual property of being without chromatic color • Syn: ↑colorlessness, ↑colourlessness, ↑achromatism • Ant: ↑color (for: ↑colorlessness) • Derivatio …   Useful english dictionary

  • Achromatism — A*chro ma*tism, n. [Cf. F. achromatisme.] The state or quality of being achromatic; as, the achromatism of a lens; achromaticity. Nichol. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • achromatism — /ay kroh meuh tiz euhm/, n. Optics. 1. freedom from color. 2. freedom from chromatic aberration, as in an achromatic lens. Also, achromaticity. [1790 1800; ACHROMAT(IC) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • achromat — noun A lens that imparts little color; a lens that is achromatic. See Also: achromaticity …   Wiktionary

  • achromatism — noun a) The state or quality of being achromatic; as, the achromatism of a lens; achromaticity. b) The state of being free of colors, not emitting or separating into colors …   Wiktionary

  • achromatic — adjective /eɪˈkɹəʊ.mæt.ɪk/ a) Free from color; transmitting light without color related distortion. The lecture was achromatic, the speaker used politics to suppress the weight of his/her subject. b) Containing components such as achromatic… …   Wiktionary

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