apochromatic

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adjective apo·chro·mat·ic \ˌa-pə-krō-ˈma-tik\

Definition of apochromatic

  1. :  free from chromatic and spherical aberration an apochromatic lens

Origin and Etymology of apochromatic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1886


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apochromatic

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adjective apo·chro·mat·ic \ˌap-ə-krō-ˈmat-ik\

Medical Definition of apochromatic

  1. :  free of chromatic and spherical aberration an apochromatic lens


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