chromatic aberration

noun

Definition of chromatic aberration

: aberration caused by the differences in refraction of the colored rays of the spectrum

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Recent Examples on the Web In a major breakthrough last year, researchers solved a problem called chromatic aberration. Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2019 In a major breakthrough last year, researchers solved a problem called chromatic aberration. Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2019 In a major breakthrough last year, researchers solved a problem called chromatic aberration. Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2019 In a major breakthrough last year, researchers solved a problem called chromatic aberration. Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2019 In a major breakthrough last year, researchers solved a problem called chromatic aberration. Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2019 In a major breakthrough last year, researchers solved a problem called chromatic aberration. Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2019 In a major breakthrough last year, researchers solved a problem called chromatic aberration. Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2019 In a major breakthrough last year, researchers solved a problem called chromatic aberration. Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of chromatic aberration

1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Chromatic aberration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chromatic%20aberration. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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chromatic aberration

noun

Medical Definition of chromatic aberration

: aberration caused by differences in the refraction of light at different frequencies

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