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Related to orthoscopic: orthoscopic system


1. Having normal vision; free from visual distortion.
2. Giving an undistorted image. Used of an optical instrument.
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1. (Medicine) of, relating to, or produced by normal vision
2. (General Physics) yielding an undistorted image
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(ˌɔr θəˈskɒp ɪk)

pertaining to or characteristic of normal vision.
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a. ortoscópico, rel. a los instrumentos que se usan para corregir distorsiones ópticas.
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In answer to a question from Mr Frank Sellers (1875-1959), Ainslie replied that he definitely regarded monocentric eyepieces as better than orthoscopic eyepieces for planetary work, and he proceeded to draw the internal construction of the eyepieces on the Sion College blackboard.
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