Newton's disk

noun

Definition of Newton's disk

: a disk divided into sectors of proper relative dimensions bearing the different colors of the spectrum so that fusion of the colors by rotation gives a white or gray

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History and Etymology for Newton's disk

after Sir Isaac Newton

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“Newton's disk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Newton%27s%20disk. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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