Catopter
Catopter Ca*top"ter, Catoptron Ca*top"tron, n. [Gr. ? mirror, fr. ? visible.] A reflecting optical glass or instrument; a mirror. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Catopter — (Catoptron, gr., Chir.), so v.w. Spiegel (Chir.) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Catoptron — Catopter Ca*top ter, Catoptron Ca*top tron, n. [Gr. ? mirror, fr. ? visible.] A reflecting optical glass or instrument; a mirror. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catoptric — Ca*top tric, Catoptrical Ca*top tric*al, a. [Gr. ?. See {Catopter}.] Of or pertaining to catoptrics; produced by reflection. [1913 Webster] {Catoptric light}, a light in which the rays are concentrated by reflectors into a beam visible at a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catoptric light — Catoptric Ca*top tric, Catoptrical Ca*top tric*al, a. [Gr. ?. See {Catopter}.] Of or pertaining to catoptrics; produced by reflection. [1913 Webster] {Catoptric light}, a light in which the rays are concentrated by reflectors into a beam visible… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catoptrical — Catoptric Ca*top tric, Catoptrical Ca*top tric*al, a. [Gr. ?. See {Catopter}.] Of or pertaining to catoptrics; produced by reflection. [1913 Webster] {Catoptric light}, a light in which the rays are concentrated by reflectors into a beam visible… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catoptromancy — Ca*top tro*man cy, n. [Gr. ? mirror + mancy. See {Catopter}.] (Antiq.) A species of divination, which was performed by letting down a mirror into water, for a sick person to look at his face in it. If his countenance appeared distorted and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catoptron — Ca*top tron (k[.a]*t[o^]p tr[o^]n), n. [Obs.] See {Catopter}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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