Definition of Achromat

1. Noun. A lens that imparts little color; a lens that is achromatic. ¹



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Definition of Achromat

1. a type of lens [n -S] - See also: lens

Medical Definition of Achromat

1. A person exhibiting achromatopsia. Origin: G. A-priv. + chroma, colour (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Achromat

achondroplasty
achoo
achoo syndrome
achor
achordal
achordate
achoresis
achrestic
achrestic anaemia
achroacyte
achroacytosis
achrodextrin
achromacyte
achromasia
achromasias
achromat (current term)
achromatic
achromatic aplanatic condenser
achromatic apparatus
achromatic color
achromatic colour
achromatic lens
achromatic objective
achromatic threshold
achromatically
achromaticity
achromatin
achromatinic
achromatise

Literary usage of Achromat

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1. Contributions to Photographic Optics by Otto Lummer (1900)
"It may now be pointed out that a new achromat, in consequence of its cemented surface being a positive or convergence-producing one, does, in fact, ..."

2. Optics for Photographers by Hans Harting (1918)
"Corresponding to the use of an anomalous pair of glasses in a new achromat, the cemented surface is collecting. This form of achromats, therefore, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... an objective should have the separating surface between two media concave towards the medium of higher refraction (new achromat), and for i FIG. 36. ..."

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