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
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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
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