confocal

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

con- +‎ focal

AdjectiveEdit

confocal (not comparable)

  1. (optics, mathematics) Having the same foci

Derived termsEdit

  • confocal conic
  • confocal coordinate
  • confocal ellipse
  • confocal ellipsoidal coordinate
  • confocal hyperbola
  • confocal microscope
  • confocal microscopy
  • confocal parabola
  • confocal parabolic coordinate
  • confocal quadric
  • confocal resonator
Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 21:18