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achromatic
American English: /ˌækrəˈmædɪk/
British English: /ˌakrə(ʊ)ˈmatɪk/

Translation of achromatic in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • The modern achromatic compound microscope was invented in 1878, and it was this instrument that added the extra dimension of the microscopic study of tissues to anatomical teaching.
    • The 'Barlow lens', a modification of this telescope lens, is a negative achromatic combination of flint glass and crown glass.
    • This behavior is also common in two-material waveplates such as achromatic waveplates constructed from quartz and magnesium fluoride plates.

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