Dialytic
Dialytic Di`a*lyt"ic, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ?. See {Dialysis}.] Having the quality of unloosing or separating. --Clarke. [1913 Webster]

{Dialytic telescope}, an achromatic telescope in which the colored dispersion produced by a single object lens of crown glass is corrected by a smaller concave lens, or combination of lenses, of high dispersive power, placed at a distance in the narrower part of the converging cone of rays, usually near the middle of the tube. [1913 Webster]


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  • dialytic — adjective see dialysis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dialytic — dialytically, adv. /duy euh lit ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to dialysis. 2. characterized by or displaying dialysis. [1840 50; < Gk dialytikós; see DIA , LYTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • dialytic — adjective /ˈdaɪælɪtɪk/ Of or pertaining to dialysis. See Also: dialytically …   Wiktionary

  • dialytic — adj. pertaining to dialysis; (Chemistry) pertaining to the separation of colloids in a solution; (Medicine) pertaining to the removal of waste matter from the blood of a person with kidney failure …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dialytic — di·a·lyt·ic …   English syllables

  • dialytic — |dīə|lid.ik adjective Etymology: Greek dialytikos able to sever, destructive, from dialytos capable of dissolution (from dialyein to dissolve) + ikos ic : being or manifesting dialysis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dialytic telescope — Dialytic Di a*lyt ic, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ?. See {Dialysis}.] Having the quality of unloosing or separating. Clarke. [1913 Webster] {Dialytic telescope}, an achromatic telescope in which the colored dispersion produced by a single object lens of crown …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dialytic telescope — Telescope Tel e*scope, n. [Gr. ? viewing afar, farseeing; ? far, far off + ? a watcher, akin to ? to view: cf. F. t[ e]lescope. See {Telegraph}, and { scope}.] An optical instrument used in viewing distant objects, as the heavenly bodies. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Achromatic telescope — Telescope Tel e*scope, n. [Gr. ? viewing afar, farseeing; ? far, far off + ? a watcher, akin to ? to view: cf. F. t[ e]lescope. See {Telegraph}, and { scope}.] An optical instrument used in viewing distant objects, as the heavenly bodies. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aplanatic telescope — Telescope Tel e*scope, n. [Gr. ? viewing afar, farseeing; ? far, far off + ? a watcher, akin to ? to view: cf. F. t[ e]lescope. See {Telegraph}, and { scope}.] An optical instrument used in viewing distant objects, as the heavenly bodies. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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