anacamptics
Catoptrics Ca*top"trics, n. [Cf. F. catoptrique. See {Catropric}.] (Physics) That part of optics which explains the properties and phenomena of reflected light, and particularly that which is reflected from mirrors or polished bodies; -- formerly called {anacamptics}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Anacamptics — An a*camp tics, n. 1. The science of reflected light, now called {catoptrics}. [1913 Webster] 2. The science of reflected sounds. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • catoptrics — Anacamptics An a*camp tics, n. 1. The science of reflected light, now called {catoptrics}. [1913 Webster] 2. The science of reflected sounds. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catoptrics — Ca*top trics, n. [Cf. F. catoptrique. See {Catropric}.] (Physics) That part of optics which explains the properties and phenomena of reflected light, and particularly that which is reflected from mirrors or polished bodies; formerly called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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