dioptrics


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di·op·trics

 (dī-ŏp′trĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the refraction of light.

dioptrics

(daɪˈɒptrɪks)
n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of geometrical optics concerned with the formation of images by lenses
[C20: from dioptre + -ics]

dioptrics

the study of light refraction. — dioptric, adj.
See also: Light
Translations

di·op·trics

n. dióptrica, ciencia que trata de la formación de imágenes y lentes.
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