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apochromatic

[ap-uh-kroh-mat-ik, -oh-kruh-] /ˌæp ə kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -oʊ krə-/
adjective, Optics.
1.
corrected for spherical aberration at two wavelengths or colors and for chromatic aberration at three wavelengths.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; apo- + chromatic
Related forms
apochromatism
[ap-uh-kroh-muh-tiz-uh m] /ˌæp əˈkroʊ məˌtɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Examples for apochromatic
  • apochromatic optics provide exceptionally high contrast and depth perception critical for all clinical and research procedures.
  • Must have high light transmission apochromatic optics or equivalent.
British Dictionary definitions for apochromatic

apochromatic

/ˌæpəkrəˈmætɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a lens) almost free from spherical and chromatic aberration
Derived Forms
apochromatism (ˌæpəˈkrəʊməˌtɪzəm) noun
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