apochromatic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1886 free from chromatic and spherical aberration <
an apochromatic lens
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  • Apochromatic — Ap o*chro*mat ic, a. [Pref. apo + chromatic.] (Optics) Free from chromatic and spherical aberration; said esp. of a lens in which rays of three or more colors are brought to the same focus, the degree of achromatism thus obtained being more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apochromatic — [ap΄ō krō mat′ik, ap΄əkrō mat′ik] adj. Optics corrected to prevent distortion of the image and the occurrence of refracted colors along its edges: said of a lens …   English World dictionary

  • apochromatic — apo·chro·mat·ic .ap ə krō mat ik adj free of chromatic and spherical aberration <an apochromatic lens> * * * apo·chro·mat·ic (ap″o kro matґik) free from chromatic and spherical aberration; see under objective …   Medical dictionary

  • apochromatic — adjective corrected for both chromatic and spherical aberration an apochromatic lens • Similar to: ↑corrected • Topics: ↑optics …   Useful english dictionary

  • apochromatic — apochromatism /ap euh kroh meuh tiz euhm/, n. /ap euh kroh mat ik, oh kreuh /, adj. Optics. corrected for spherical aberration at two wavelengths or colors and for chromatic aberration at three wavelengths. [1885 90; APO + CHROMATIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • apochromatic — adjective Corrected for both chromatic aberration and spherical aberration …   Wiktionary

  • apochromatic — ap·o·chro·mat·ic …   English syllables

  • apochromatic — ap•o•chro•mat•ic [[t]ˌæp ə kroʊˈmæt ɪk[/t]] adj. opt (of a lens) corrected for spherical aberration at two wavelengths or colors and for chromatic aberration at three wavelengths • Etymology: 1885–90 ap o•chro′ma•tism ˈkroʊ məˌtɪz əm n …   From formal English to slang

  • apochromatic — /æpəkrəˈmætɪk/ (say apuhkruh matik) adjective Optics having a high degree of correction for chromatic and spherical aberration and for coma. {modelled on achromatic. See apo } …   Australian English dictionary

  • apochromatic lens — apochromatinis objektyvas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. apochromat; apochromatic lens; apochromatic objective vok. Apochromat, m; apochromatisches Objektiv, n rus. апохромат, m; апохроматический объектив, m; объектив апохромат, m… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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