dichroic

[dahy-kroh-ik]
adjective
1.
characterized by dichroism: dichroic crystal.
Also, dichroitic [dahy-kroh-it-ik] .


Origin:
1860–65; < Greek díchro(os) of two colors + -ic; see di-1, -chroic

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dichroic or dichroitic (daɪˈkrəʊɪk, ˌdaɪkrəʊˈɪtɪk)
 
adj
1.  (of a solution or uniaxial crystal) exhibiting dichroism
2.  another word for dichromatic
 
[C19: from Greek dikhroos having two colours, from di1 + khrōs colour]
 
dichroitic or dichroitic
 
adj
 
[C19: from Greek dikhroos having two colours, from di1 + khrōs colour]

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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.
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