Catadioptric
Catadioptric Cat`a*di*op"tric, Catadioptrical Cat`a*di*op"tric*al, a. [Pref. cata + dioptric: cf. F. catadioptrique.] (Physics) Pertaining to, produced by, or involving, both the reflection and refraction of light; as, a catadioptric light. --Hutton. [1913 Webster]

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  • catadioptric — CATADIÓPTRIC, Ă adj. (Despre un sistem optic) Format din lentile şi o oglindă. [pron. di op . / < fr. catadioptrique]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 02.12.2004. Sursa: DN  CATADIÓPTRIC, Ă adj. (despre un sistem optic) care presupune refracţie şi… …   Dicționar Român

  • catadioptric — [kat΄ə dī äp′trik] adj. [altered (infl. by CATA ) < CATOPTRIC + DIOPTRIC] designating an optical system, as in some telescopes or cameras, involving both reflection and refraction …   English World dictionary

  • catadioptric — Employing both reflecting and refractive optical systems. * * * cata·di·op·tric .kat ə dī äp trik adj belonging to, produced by, or involving both the reflection and the refraction of light <catadioptric prisms> * * * cata·di·op·tric… …   Medical dictionary

  • catadioptric — adjective Date: 1723 belonging to, produced by, or involving both the reflection and the refraction of light …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • catadioptric — /kat euh duy op trik/, adj. Optics. pertaining to or produced by both reflection and refraction. [1715 25; CATA + DIOPTRIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • catadioptric — adjective Of or pertaining to optical systems that employs both refractive (dioptric) and reflective (catoptric) elements. See Also: catadioptrics, catadioptrism …   Wiktionary

  • catadioptric — adj. pertaining to refraction and reflection of light (Optics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • catadioptric — [ˌkatədʌɪ ɒptrɪk] adjective Optics denoting an optical system which involves both the reflecting and refracting of light, in order to reduce aberration …   English new terms dictionary

  • catadioptric — cata·di·op·tric …   English syllables

  • catadioptric — cat•a•di•op•tric [[t]ˌkæt ə daɪˈɒp trɪk[/t]] adj. opt pertaining to or produced by both reflection and refraction • Etymology: 1715–25 …   From formal English to slang

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