toric

toric
Relating to, or having the curvature of, a torus.

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to·ric 'tōr-ik, 'tȯr- adj of, relating to, or shaped like a torus or segment of a torus specif being a simple lens having for one of its surfaces a segment of an equilateral zone of a torus and consequently having different refracting power in different meridians

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to·ric (torґik) pertaining to or resembling a torus.

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  • toric — 1890, L. torus (see TORUS (Cf. torus)) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • torić — tòrić m DEFINICIJA dem. od tor ETIMOLOGIJA vidi tor …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • toric — [tō′rik, tôr′ik] adj. of or shaped like a torus …   English World dictionary

  • Torić — 42° 51′ 50″ N 18° 24′ 28″ E / 42.8639, 18.4078 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • toric — adjective Date: 1890 of, relating to, or shaped like a torus or segment of a torus < a toric lens > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • toric — /tawr ik, tor /, adj. 1. noting or pertaining to a lens with a surface forming a portion of a torus, used for eyeglasses and contact lenses that correct astigmatism. 2. a toric contact lens. [1895 1900; TOR(US) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • toric — tor•ic [[t]ˈtɔr ɪk, ˈtɒr [/t]] adj. 1) oph of or designating a lens with a surface forming a portion of a torus, used for eyeglasses and contact lenses that correct astigmatism 2) oph a toric contact lens • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • toric — adjective Pertaining to or shaped like a torus, or a section of a torus; toroidal …   Wiktionary

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