anacamptic

Anacamptic

An`a*camp"tic\, a. [Gr. ? to bend back; ? back + ? to bend.] Reflecting of reflected; as, an anacamptic sound (and echo).

Note: The word was formerly applied to that part of optics which treats of reflection; the same as what is now called catoptric. See Catoptrics.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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