aplanatism

aplanatism
Freedom from spherical aberration; said of a lens. [G. a- priv. + planetos, wandering]

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aplan·a·tism ā-'plan-ə-.tiz-əm, 'ap-lə-.nat-.iz- n freedom from spherical aberration

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aplan·a·tism (ə-planґə-tiz-əm) freedom from spherical aberration and coma; said of a lens. aplanatic adj

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  • Aplanatism — A*plan a*tism, n. Freedom from spherical aberration. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aplanatism — aplan·a·tism …   English syllables

  • aplanatism — āˈplanəˌtizəm, əˈ ; ˈapləˌnad.ˌizəm noun ( s) : freedom from spherical aberration …   Useful english dictionary

  • condition of aplanatism — aplanatiškumo sąlyga statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. condition of aplanatism vok. Aplanatisiebedingung, f rus. условие апланатизма, n pranc. condition d’aplanétisme, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • aplanatic — Pertaining to aplanatism, or to an a. lens. * * * ap·la·nat·ic .ap lə nat ik, .ā plə adj free from or corrected for spherical aberration <an aplanatic lens> ap·la·nat·i·cal·ly i k(ə )lē adv …   Medical dictionary

  • aplanatic — /æpləˈnætɪk/ (say apluh natik) adjective Optics free from spherical aberration and coma. {Greek aplanētos not wandering + ic} –aplanatism, noun …  

  • aplanat —   n. aplanatic lens.    ♦ aplanatic, a. free from spherical aberration.    ♦ aplanatism, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Aplanatisiebedingung — aplanatiškumo sąlyga statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. condition of aplanatism vok. Aplanatisiebedingung, f rus. условие апланатизма, n pranc. condition d’aplanétisme, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • aplanatiškumo sąlyga — statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. condition of aplanatism vok. Aplanatisiebedingung, f rus. условие апланатизма, n pranc. condition d’aplanétisme, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • condition d’aplanétisme — aplanatiškumo sąlyga statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. condition of aplanatism vok. Aplanatisiebedingung, f rus. условие апланатизма, n pranc. condition d’aplanétisme, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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