centrad


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centrad

 [sen´trad]
toward a center.

cen·trad

(sen'trad),
1. Toward the center.
2. A unit of measurement of the refracting strength of a prism; it corresponds to the deviation of a ray of light, the arc of which is 1/100 of the radius of the circle, or 0.57°.

centrad

/cen·trad/ (sen´trad) toward a center.

centrad

Etymology: L, centum, hundred
1 pertaining to a central direction, toward the center.
2 a unit of measure equal to one hundredth part of a radian.
3 a measure of the refractive strength of a prism.

cen·trad

(sen'trad)
1. Toward the center.
2. A unit of measurement of the refracting strength of a prism; it corresponds to the deviation of a ray of light, the arc of which is 1/100 of the radius of the circle, or 0.57°.

cen·trad

(sen'trad)
Toward the center.

centrad

toward a center.
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