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achromatic lens

noun

Medical Definition of ACHROMATIC LENS

:  a compound lens made by combining lenses of different glasses (as flint glass and crown glass) with different focal powers so that the light emerging from the lens forms an image almost free from unwanted colors

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May 24, 2015
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