apochromatic

adjective
apo·​chro·​mat·​ic | \ ˌa-pə-krō-ˈma-tik How to pronounce apochromatic (audio) \

Definition of apochromatic

: free from chromatic and spherical aberration an apochromatic lens

First Known Use of apochromatic

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for apochromatic

apo- + chromatic entry 1, after achromatic

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The first known use of apochromatic was in 1886

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“Apochromatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apochromatic. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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apochromatic

adjective
apo·​chro·​mat·​ic | \ ˌap-ə-krō-ˈmat-ik How to pronounce apochromatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of apochromatic

: free of chromatic and spherical aberration an apochromatic lens

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