dioptric definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding dioptrics.
    • Relating to optical refraction; refractive.
    • regarding a diopter.
    • performing as a medium for sight; utilizing refraction (of contacts, etc.).
    • effective at becoming seen through.
    • Of or regarding the dioptre, or even to the metric system of numbering spectacles.
    • Of or regarding dioptrics; assisting sight by means of the refraction of light; refractive
    • Of or associated with dioptrics.
    • Relating to optical refraction; refractive.
    • regarding a diopter.
    • functioning as a medium for sight; making use of refraction (of lenses, etc.).
    • with the capacity of being seen through.
    • Of or with respect to the dioptre, or even to the metric system of numbering specs.
    • Of or regarding dioptrics; helping vision in the form of the refraction of light; refractive
  • noun:
    • The part of optics focused on refraction.
    • A dioptric telescope.
    • A unit of refractive energy of a lens (or inverse focal length), corresponding to unity split by a meter.
    • The branch of optics worried about refraction.
    • A dioptric telescope.
    • A unit of refractive power of a lens (or inverse focal length), corresponding to unity divided by a meter.
  • others:
    • Affording a medium for sight; assisting eyesight in the view of remote things.
    • Pertaining to dioptrics, and/or research of refracted light.
    • Affording a medium the sight; helping eyesight into the view of distant things.
    • regarding dioptrics, and/or technology of refracted light.

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