Definition of Achromatize

1. Verb. Remove color from. "Achromatize the lenses"

Exact synonyms: Achromatise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Achromatic



Definition of Achromatize

1. v. t. To deprive of color; to make achromatic.

Definition of Achromatize

1. Verb. To deprive of colour; to make achromatic. ¹

2. Verb. To remove chromatic aberration from an optical system ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Achromatize

1. [v -TIZED, -TIZING, -TIZES]

Medical Definition of Achromatize

1. To deprive of colour; to make achromatic. Origin: Gr. Priv. + colour. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Achromatize

achromatic lens
achromatic objective
achromatic threshold
achromatically
achromaticity
achromatin
achromatinic
achromatise
achromatised
achromatises
achromatising
achromatism
achromatisms
achromatization
achromatize (current term)
achromatized
achromatizes
achromatizing
achromatocyte
achromatolysis
achromatophil
achromatophilia
achromatopia
achromatopias
achromatopsy
achromatosis
achromatous
achromats

Literary usage of Achromatize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mathematical and Physical Papers by Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Baron John William Strutt Rayleigh (1905)
"It follows therefore that two opposed prisms, representing the glasses to be employed in an objective, are.to be deemed to achromatize each other when one ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1872)
"achromatize each other so as to exhibit no secondary spectrum, or a single glass which would achromatize in that manner a combination of crown and flint. ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on the Use of the Microscope: Including the Different by John Thomas Quekett (1852)
"In 1784, ^pinus made many fruitless trials to achromatize the microscope, and, although he was successful to a certain extent in destroying colour, ..."

4. College Physics by John Oren Reed, Karl Eugen Guther (1911)
"Owing to the irrationality of dispersion, it is obviously impossible to achromatize any region perfectly unless the " law of change " of the dispersion ..."

5. College Physics for Students in Higher Academies and Colleges by John Oren Reed (1902)
"Owing to the irrationality of dispersion it is obviously impossible to achromatize any region perfectly unless the .' course'. of the dispersion of the two ..."

6. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"achromatize each other so as to exhibit no secondary spectrum, or a single gla-s which would achromatize in that manner a combination of crown and flint. ..."

7. Thesaurus of English words and phrases by Peter Mark Roget (1883)
"428 ; fade, fly, p-0 ; become -colourless &c. adj. ; turn pale, pale. deprive of colour, decolorize, bleach, tarnish, achromatize, blanch, etiolate, ..."

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