dioptrics


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dioptrics

 [di-op´triks]
the science of refracted light.

di·op·trics

(dī-op'triks),
The branch of optics concerned with the refraction of light.

di·op·trics

(dī-op'triks)
The branch of optics concerned with the refraction of light.

dioptrics

That branch of optics which deals with the refraction of light (as opposed to reflection). Example: the dioptrics of the eye.

dioptrics

the science of refracted light.
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