achromatize

Definitions

  • Achromatic Lens
    Achromatic Lens
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v achromatize remove color from "achromatize the lenses"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Achromatize To deprive of color; to make achromatic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • achromatize To render achromatic; deprive of color, or of the power of transmitting colored light. Also spelled achromatise.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Achromatize to render achromatic
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'a priv. + color
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. a, neg., and chrōma, chromatos, colour.

Usage

In literature:

The author's eye seems to be a natural achromatic, divesting every object of the glare of color.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
ACHROMATIC TELESCOPES, with the New Vetzlar Eye-pieces, as exhibited at the Academy of Sciences in Paris.
"Notes and Queries, Number 193, July 9, 1853" by Various
ACHROMATIC TELESCOPES, with the New Vetzlar Eye-pieces, as exhibited at the Academy of Sciences in Paris.
"Notes and Queries, Number 194, July 16, 1853" by Various
ACHROMATIC TELESCOPES, with the New Vetzlar Eye-pieces, as exhibited at the Academy of Sciences in Paris.
"Notes and Queries, Number 195, July 23, 1853" by Various
This wonderful lens is achromatic, and free from spherical aberration and distortion of image.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
PORTRAIT LENSES of double Achromatic combination, from 1l.
"Notes and Queries, Number 218, December 31, 1853" by Various
PORTRAIT LENSES of double Achromatic combination, from 1l.
"Notes and Queries, Number 217, December 24, 1853" by Various
On Some Properties in Achromatic Object Glasses Applicable to the Improvement of the Microscope, in Phil.
"A History of Science, Volume 5(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
PORTRAIT LENSES of double Achromatic combination, from 1l.
"Notes and Queries, Number 216, December 17, 1853" by Various
A similar argument may be applied to find at what point an achromatic lens becomes sensibly superior to a single one.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
This conclusion was proved to be erroneous when Chester M. Hall in 1733 constructed achromatic lenses.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 5" by Various
Leonhard Euler in 1747 had suggested that achromatism might be obtained by the combination of glass and water lenses.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
Lens, regular, meniscus achromatic, 3-inch focus.
"Kodaks and Kodak Supplies, 1914" by Canadian Kodak Company
Achromatic and other lenses were known, and the microscope, the telescope and spectacles.
"Inventions in the Century" by William Henry Doolittle
J. Dolland, London, first made double achromatic compound lenses.
"The Evolution of Photography" by John Werge
This was applied to an excellent achromatic telescope of 3(1/4) in.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
The bands are then achromatic in the sense that the ordinary telescope is so.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6" by Various
These phenomena are fully explained by the imperfect achromatism of the eye.
"Curiosities of Light and Sight" by Shelford Bidwell
He also succeeded in constructing an almost perfectly achromatic eye-piece, still known by his name.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1" by Various
In 1733 Chester More Hall invented the achromatic object glass of crown and flint glass.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn
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In news:

The achromatic tone is available in a variety of hues and looks great in just about every room in the house.
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In science:

Quasi-)achromaticity of the light curves Synchrotron emission does not naturally produce achromatic variations, as observed in Point (3).
Very rapid optical variability of PKS 2155-304
Therefore variability was essentially ”achromatic”, that is independent of wavelength, ruling out an accretion disk as the origin of the UV continuum.
Multifrequency and IUE Campaigns on Blazars
However, since much of the pattern is periodic, it may be possible to use techniques such as achromatic interferometric x-ray lithography which have a much faster throughput than direct write lithography to delineate the clocking connections.
A Self Assembled Nanoelectronic Quantum Computer Based on the Rashba Effect in Quantum Dots
Remarkably, the microlensed afterglow may have been already observed in the light curve of GRB 000301C as the achromatic bump (Garnavich, Loeb & Stanek 2000; Gaudi, Granot & Loeb 2001; but see also Panaitescu 2001).
Microlensing of collimated Gamma-Ray Burst afterglows
The resulting light curve is symmetric about t0 , and achromatic (i.e. has the same shape in every wavelength).
Stars and singularities: Stellar phenomena near a massive black hole
The achromatic steepening of the optical light curve and early radio flux decay of some GRBs are inconsistent with simple spherical expansion, and well fit by jet evolution.
Microquasars as sources of high energy phenomena
It is expected that during a lensing event, a star in the LMC will have its intensity rise in an achromatic fashion over a period δ t ∼ 3 pM /.001M⊙ days.
TASI Lectures on Dark Matter
The lenses are assumed to be achromatic to ensure a common focus for the collimated beams at different wavelengths.
Ultracold atomic Fermi-Bose mixtures in bichromatic optical dipole traps: a novel route to study fermion superfluidity
For stellar and lunar observations, a Dollond achromatic refractor and a Bird reflector were used.
The History of Astrophysics in Antarctica
Performance of a selection of commercially available achromatic doublet lenses (Comar DQ series and Newport VALUMAX r(cid:13) lenses).
Testing and design of a lens system for atom trapping and fluorescence detection
Fig. 1 shows the limitations of achromatic doublets for our needs.
Testing and design of a lens system for atom trapping and fluorescence detection
An observational fact that supports the collimation model is an achromatic break in the power law slope of the light curves.
Gamma-Ray Bursts, Collisionless Shocks and Synthetic Spectra
To address possible beam-line asymmetries, the polarity of the beam achromat that setup was regularly exchanged.
Kaons: Review and Outlook
The jet opening angle can be obtained form the observer time tj at which the flux Fν decay rate achromatically changes to a steeper value, assuming that this corresponds to the causal (light-cone) angle Γ(t)−1 having become comparable to (and later larger than) the jet half-angle θj [408].
Gamma-Ray Bursts
The uniform and structured jets are expected to produce achromatic breaks in the light curves, at least for wavebands not too widely separated.
Gamma-Ray Bursts
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