Definition of Bicylindrical
1. Adjective. Having two cylindrical surfaces usually with parallel axes. "Certain lenses are bicylindrical"
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Literary usage of Bicylindrical
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Refractive and Motor Mechanism of the Eye by William Norwood Souter (1910)
"Thus the refractive effect is identical whether the two curvatures are ground as a toric, a bicylindrical, or a sphero-cylindrical lens. 3. ..."
2. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1876)
"(As a bicylindrical lens was required in these cases, they count as 24 cases—12 for Am. and 12 for Ah.) Table D exhibited : The cases are collected as if ..."
3. On the Anomalies of Accommodation and Refraction of the Eye: With a by Franciscus Cornelis Donders (1864)
"For the special purpose of reading, broad glasses, ground above and below, are the most suitable, and in particular bicylindrical convex glasses, ..."
4. Spectacles and eyeglasses: Their Forms, Mounting and Proper Adjustment by Richard Jones Phillips (1908)
"The others, the bicylindrical lenses, besides being difficult of manufacture, have each its optical equivalent in some simpler form of lens, ..."
5. The Medical Times and Gazette (1885)
"In the case -of mixed astigmatism, a bicylindrical lens—that is, a lens having one surface ground with a concave cylindrical curvature, the other being made ..."
6. An Essay on the Nature and the Consequences of Anomalies of Refraction by Franciscus Cornelis Donders (1899)
"by — lc and are used for the correction of Jj simple Am. 2. bicylindrical lenses, the one surface being ..."
7. The Diagnosis and treatment of the diseases of the eye by Henry Willard Williams (1886)
"bicylindrical glasses with surfaces of equal curvature, or more commonly piano-cylindrical, are worn, where there is no such degree of difference in the ..."