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Definition of the verb achromatize

What does achromatize mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: achromatized | achromatizing | achromatizes

  1. remove color from
    • example: achromatize the lenses
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • alternative spelling: achromatise
    • more generic words: alter / change / modify = cause to change; make different

Alternative definition of the verb achromatize

verb

  1. To deprive of colour; to make achromatic.
  2. To remove chromatic aberration from an optical system

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

See achromatization, achromatize, etc. achromatism (a-krö'ma-tizm), n. [( achromatic + -ism. Cf. F. achromatisme.] The state or quality of being achromatic; freedom from chromatic aberration: as, to secure perfect achromatism in a telescope.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1906)

by William Dwight Whitney

See achro- xatizitiott, achromatize, etc. achromatism (a-kro'ma-tizm), n. K achromatic +-im. Cf. F. aehrdmatisme.] The state or quality of being achromatic ; absence of coloration : as, to secure perfect achromatism in a telescope. achiomatization ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1913)

by Casey Albert Wood

Achromatize. tr. v. To render achromatic. Achromatopsia. (L.), n. f. Total color-blindness. All colored objects appear gray to achromatoptic individuals. See Color-blindness. Achromatosen.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

See achromatization, achromatize, etc. achromatism (a-kró'ma-tizm), n. [( achromatic + -ism. Cf. F. achromatisme.] The state or quality of being achromatic; freedom from chromatic aberration: as, to secure perfect achromatism in a telescope.

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

acclimatize achromatize actualize adonise advertise advise Africanize after-wise agatize aggrandize agonize agrarianize albumenize alchemize alcoholize alkalize allegorize alphabetize alterize amalgamize ambrosialize ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous (1891)

Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule

Achromatize, v, a. Deprive of color, render non- iridescent, make perfectly transparent, render purely translucent. Acicular, a. (Bet.) Aciculate, aciform, needle- shaped. Aciculate, a. (Bot.) See ACICULAR. Add, a. Sour, tart, sharp, pricking, ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

A lens cluster whose foci and power are made the same for two wavelengths; the simplest achromat is a doublet that combines two single lenses with different dispersions and curvatures to achromatize the combination micr achromatin: That ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ACHROMATIZE Trans. Verb. (Greek ...

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

achromatize (ak-ro'ma-tlz), v.

Google previewThe New Universities Dictionary ... (1922)

by George Jotham Hagaqr

achromatize (ak-ro'mi-tiz), v.t. to deprive of the power of transmitting color; ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

Verbs—lose color, fade, turn pale, pale, change color; decolorize, discolor, bleach, whiten, achromatize, blanch, etiolate, wash or tone down. Adjectives— colorless, uncolored, achromatic, aplanatic, hueless, pale, pallid; pale-faced; faint , dull, ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 27 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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