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dioptric

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EtymologyEdit

From Greek διοπτρικός. Compare diopter.

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AdjectiveEdit

dioptric (comparative more dioptric, superlative most dioptric)

  1. (obsolete) Pertaining to a diopter.
  2. Acting as a medium for sight; making use of refraction (of lenses, etc.).
  3. (obsolete) Capable of being seen through.

NounEdit

dioptric (plural dioptrics)

  1. (in the plural) The branch of optics concerned with refraction.
  2. A dioptric telescope.

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