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spherical aberration

noun

Definition of spherical aberration

  1. :  aberration that is caused by the spherical form of a lens or mirror and that gives different foci for central and marginal rays



1868

First Known Use of spherical aberration

1868


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spherical aberration

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noun spher·i·cal aberration \ˈsfir-i-kəl-, ˈsfer-\

Medical Definition of spherical aberration

  1. :  aberration that is caused by the spherical form of a lens or mirror and that gives different foci for central and marginal rays




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