achromatic

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adjective ach·ro·mat·ic \ˌa-krə-ˈma-tik, (ˌ)ā-\

Definition of achromatic

  1. 1 :  refracting light without dispersing it into its constituent colors :  giving images practically free from extraneous colors an achromatic telescope

  2. 2 :  not readily colored by the usual staining agents

  3. 3 :  possessing no hue :  being or involving black, gray, or white :  neutral achromatic visual sensations

  4. 4 :  being without accidentals or modulation :  diatonic

achromatically

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achromatism

play \(ˌ)ā-ˈkrō-mə-ˌti-zəm, a-\ noun

achromatize

play \(ˌ)ā-ˈkrō-mə-ˌtīz, a-\ transitive verb

First Known Use of achromatic

1754


Medical Dictionary

achromatic

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adjective ach·ro·mat·ic \ˌak-rə-ˈmat-ik\

Medical Definition of achromatic

  1. 1:  refracting light without dispersing it into its constituent colors :  giving images practically free from extraneous colors an achromatic telescope

  2. 2:  not readily colored by the usual staining agents

  3. 3:  possessing or involving no hue :  being or involving only black, gray, or white achromatic visual sensations achromatic light stimuli

achromatically

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