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catoptric

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adjective ca·top·tric \kə-ˈtäp-trik\

Definition of catoptric

  1. :  being or using a mirror to focus light



Origin of catoptric

Greek katoptrikos, from katoptron mirror, from katopsesthai to be going to observe, from kata- + opsesthai to be going to see — more at optic


First Known Use: circa 1766

Rhymes with catoptric


Medical Dictionary

catoptric

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adjective ca·top·tric \kə-ˈtäp-trik\

Medical Definition of catoptric

  1. :  being or using a mirror to focus light

  2. ca·top·tri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "catoptric"


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