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aspheric

adjective aspher·ic \(ˌ)ā-ˈsfir-ik, -ˈsfer-\

Definition of ASPHERIC

:  departing slightly from the spherical form especially in order to correct for spherical aberration <an aspheric lens>

Variants of ASPHERIC

aspher·ic or aspher·i·cal \-i-kəl\

First Known Use of ASPHERIC

circa 1922

Rhymes with ASPHERIC

aspheric

adjective aspher·ic \(ˈ)ā-ˈsfi(ə)r-ik, -ˈsfer-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ASPHERIC

:  departing slightly from the spherical form especially in order to correct for spherical aberration <an aspheric lens>

Variants of ASPHERIC

aspher·ic or aspher·i·cal \-i-kəl\

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