achromat

noun

ach·​ro·​mat ˈa-krə-ˌmat How to pronounce achromat (audio)

Word History

Etymology

probably borrowed from German Achromat, short for achromatische Linse "achromatic lens"

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of achromat was in 1900

Dictionary Entries Near achromat

Cite this Entry

“Achromat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/achromat. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

achromat

noun
ach·​ro·​mat ˈak-rə-ˌmat How to pronounce achromat (audio)
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