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rugate

[roo-geyt, -git] /ˈru geɪt, -gɪt/
adjective
1.
wrinkle; rugose.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin rūgātus, past participle of rūgāre to become wrinkled. See ruga, -ate1
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  • The rugate and dichroic filters are the types of spectral splitters being considered for implementation into this system.
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rugose

/ˈruːɡəʊs; -ɡəʊz/
adjective
1.
wrinkled: rugose leaves
Derived Forms
rugosely, adverb
rugosity (ruːˈɡɒsɪtɪ) noun
Word Origin
C18: from Latin rūgōsus, from rūga a wrinkle
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