apochromatic

adjective

apo·​chro·​mat·​ic ˌa-pə-krō-ˈma-tik How to pronounce apochromatic (audio)
: free from chromatic and spherical aberration
an apochromatic lens

Word History

Etymology

apo- + chromatic entry 1, after achromatic

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of apochromatic was in 1886

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Cite this Entry

“Apochromatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apochromatic. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

apochromatic

adjective
apo·​chro·​mat·​ic ˌap-ə-krō-ˈmat-ik How to pronounce apochromatic (audio)
: free of chromatic and spherical aberration
an apochromatic lens
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