dioptre definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative spelling of diopter.
    • A unit employed by oculists in numbering glasses based on the metric system; a refractive energy add up to that of a glass whose major focal length is one meter.
    • a unit of dimension of this refractive power of a lens which is equal to the reciprocal associated with focal size measured in meters; used by oculists
    • alternate spelling of diopter.
    • A unit used by oculists in numbering spectacles according to the metric system; a refractive energy add up to that a glass whose principal focal distance is the one meter.
    • a unit of measurement of the refractive power of a lens which is equal to the reciprocal associated with focal size calculated in meters; utilized by oculists

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