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dichroic

[dahy-kroh-ik] /daɪˈkroʊ ɪk/
adjective
1.
characterized by dichroism:
dichroic crystal.
Also, dichroitic
[dahy-kroh-it-ik] /ˌdaɪ kroʊˈɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Greek díchro(os) of two colors + -ic; see di-1, -chroic
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Examples from the web for dichroic
  • Visible and infrared components of the input radiation are largely removed by dichroic mirrors or filters.
  • Double dichroic reflectors filter out three times more infrared rays than standard reflector lights.
British Dictionary definitions for dichroic

dichroic

/daɪˈkrəʊɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a solution or uniaxial crystal) exhibiting dichroism
2.
another word for dichromatic
Word Origin
C19: from Greek dikhroos having two colours, from di1 + khrōs colour
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