Achromatize
Achromatize A*chro"ma*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Achromatized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Achromatizing}.] [Gr. 'a priv. + ? color.] To deprive of color; to make achromatic. [Also spelled {achromatise}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • achromatize — (Amer.) v. remove color; make achromatic (also achromatise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • achromatize — [ā krō′mətīz΄] vt. achromatized, achromatizing to make achromatic; rid of color …   English World dictionary

  • achromatize — achro·ma·tize or Brit achro·ma·tise ( )ā krō mə .tīz vt, tized or Brit tised; tiz·ing or Brit tis·ing to make achromatic <achromatize a lens> * * * achro·ma·tize (ə kroґmə tīz) to render achromatic …   Medical dictionary

  • achromatize — verb remove color from achromatize the lenses • Syn: ↑achromatise • Derivationally related forms: ↑achromatic • Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify …   Useful english dictionary

  • achromatize — transitive verb see achromatic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • achromatize — achromatization, n. /ay kroh meuh tuyz /, v.t., achromatized, achromatizing. to make achromatic; deprive or free of color. Also, esp. Brit., achromatise. [1835 45; ACHROMAT(IC) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • achromatize — verb a) To deprive of colour; to make achromatic. b) To remove chromatic aberration from an optical system …   Wiktionary

  • achromatize — v. a. Deprive of color, render non iridescent, make perfectly transparent, render purely translucent …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • achromatize — achro·ma·tize …   English syllables

  • achromatise — Achromatize A*chro ma*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Achromatized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Achromatizing}.] [Gr. a priv. + ? color.] To deprive of color; to make achromatic. [Also spelled {achromatise}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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