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

  • achromatization — ˌāˌkrōməd.ə̇ˈzāshən, (ˌ)aˌk , məˌtīˈz noun ( s) : the act or process of achromatizing * * * achromatizaˈtion or achromatisaˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑achromatic * * * achromatization (əˌkrəʊmətaɪˈzeɪʃən) …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Achromatization — A*chro ma*ti*za tion, n. [Cf. F. achromatisation.] The act or process of achromatizing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Achromatized — 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

  • 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

  • chromatic aberration — Optics. the variation of either the focal length or the magnification of a lens system with different wavelengths of light, characterized by prismatic coloring at the edges of the optical image and color distortion within it. Also called… …   Universalium

  • optics — /op tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of physical science that deals with the properties and phenomena of both visible and invisible light and with vision. [1605 15; < ML optica < Gk optiká, n. use of neut. pl. of OPTIKÓS; see OPTIC,… …   Universalium

  • achromatization — noun The act or process of achromatizing …   Wiktionary

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