achromat

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

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First Known Use of achromat

1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for achromat

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

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achromat

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

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