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achromatic

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adjective ach·ro·mat·ic \ˌa-krə-ˈma-tik, (ˌ)ā-\

Definition of achromatic

  1. 1 :  refracting light without dispersing it into its constituent colors :  giving images practically free from extraneous colors <an achromatic telescope>

  2. 2 :  not readily colored by the usual staining agents

  3. 3 :  possessing no hue :  being or involving black, gray, or white :  neutral <achromatic visual sensations>

  4. 4 :  being without accidentals or modulation :  diatonic

achromaticallyplay \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
achromatismplay \(ˌ)ā-ˈkrō-mə-ˌti-zəm, a-\ noun
achromatizeplay \(ˌ)ā-ˈkrō-mə-ˌtīz, a-\ transitive verb



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achromatic

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adjective ach·ro·mat·ic \ˌak-rə-ˈmat-ik\

Medical Definition of achromatic

  1. 1:  refracting light without dispersing it into its constituent colors :  giving images practically free from extraneous colors <an achromatic telescope>

  2. 2:  not readily colored by the usual staining agents

  3. 3:  possessing or involving no hue :  being or involving only black, gray, or white <achromatic visual sensations> <achromatic light stimuli>

achromatically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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