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toric

Syllabification: tor·ic
Pronunciation: /ˈtôrik
 
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Definition of toric in English:

adjective

Geometry
1Having the form of a torus or part of a torus.
Example sentences
  • Optical configurations include plano, spherical, aspherical, toric, cylindrical, diffractive, and sometimes combinations of these.
  • Oftentimes, the locations of rural cemeteries are not marked on maps; in addition, many his - toric burials were either never marked or were marked using materials that have since been torn down, moved, or deteriorated.
1.1(Of a contact lens) having two different curves instead of one, used to correct both astigmatism and near- or farsightedness.
Example sentences
  • The difference between a regular contact lens and a toric lens is that torics have two powers, (one for astigmatism, the other for short-sightedness or long-sightedness).
  • Contact lenses that compensate for astigmatism are known as toric lenses.
  • We have disposable soft toric lenses that correct for low to moderate amounts of astigmatism, as well as custom toric lenses that correct for higher amounts of astigmatism.

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