aspheric

adjective
aspher·​ic | \ (ˌ)ā-ˈsfir-ik How to pronounce aspheric (audio) , -ˈsfer- \
variants: or aspherical \ (ˌ)ā-​ˈsfir-​i-​kəl How to pronounce aspheric (audio) , -​ˈsfer-​ \

Definition of aspheric

: departing slightly from the spherical form especially in order to correct for spherical aberration an aspheric lens

First Known Use of aspheric

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Aspheric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aspheric. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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aspheric

adjective
aspher·​ic | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈsfi(ə)r-ik, -ˈsfer- How to pronounce aspheric (audio) \
variants: or aspherical \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce aspheric (audio) \

Medical Definition of aspheric

: departing slightly from the spherical form especially in order to correct for spherical aberration an aspheric lens

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