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Of or relating to optical systems that correct for spherical aberration.
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(General Physics) (of a lens or mirror) free from spherical aberration
[C18: from Greek aplanētos prevented from wandering, from a-1 + planētos, from planaein to wander]
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ap•la•nat•ic(ˌæp ləˈnæt ɪk)
(of a lens) free from spherical aberration and coma.
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|Adj.||1.||aplanatic - free from or corrected for spherical aberration; "an aplanatic mirror"|
optics - the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light
corrected - having something undesirable neutralized; "with glasses her corrected vision was 20:20"
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