confocal definition

  • adjective:
    • getting the same focus or foci. Used of a lens.
    • (mathematics) obtaining the same foci
    • Having the exact same foci.
  • others:
    • In mathematics, having the same focus: as, confocal quadrics; confocal conies.
  • noun:
    • A figure having the exact same focus as another.

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