achromatism

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achromatism a·chro·ma·tism (ā-krō'mə-tĭz'əm, ə-krō'-)
n.

  1. The quality of being achromatic.

  2. The correction of chromatic aberration by combining lenses of different refractive indexes and different dispersion.

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