Definition of Diacaustic

1. a. Pertaining to, or possessing the properties of, a species of caustic curves formed by refraction. See Caustic surface, under Caustic.



2. n. That which burns by refraction, as a double convex lens, or the sun's rays concentrated by such a lens, sometimes used as a cautery.

Definition of Diacaustic

1. Adjective. Relating to the caustic curves formed by the refraction of light. ¹

2. Noun. A refracting lens, which can be used to cauterise. ¹

3. Noun. The curve or surface formed by the intersection of refracted light rays. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Diacaustic

1. Pertaining to, or possessing the properties of, a species of caustic curves formed by refraction. See Caustic surface, under Caustic. Origin: Pref. Dia- + caustic. 1. That which burns by refraction, as a double convex lens, or the sun's rays concentrated by such a lens, sometimes used as a cautery. 2. A curved formed by the consecutive intersections of rays of light refracted through a lens. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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diacaustic (current term)
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