achromatism


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achromatism

 [ah-kro´mah-tizm]
the quality or the condition of being achromatic.

ach·ro·ma·tism

(ă-krō'mă-tizm),
1. The quality of being achromatic.
2. The annulment of chromatic aberration by combining glasses of different refractive indexes and different dispersion.

achromatism

(1) A term of waning popularity for complete colour blindness.
(2) Freedom in an optical system from chromatic aberration.

ach·ro·ma·tism

(ă-krō'mă-tizm)
1. The quality of being achromatic.
2. The annulment of chromatic aberration by combining glasses of different refractive indices and different dispersion.

achromatism 

1. The condition of being totally colour blind. Syn. achromatopsia.
2. Absence of colour.
3. Condition of a lens or an optical system corrected for, or free from, chromatic aberration. See monochromat.

achromatism

the quality or the condition of being achromatic; staining with difficulty.