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Definition of the adjective afocal

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  1. [optics, of an imaging system] Not focused
  2. [optics, of a lens] Neither concave or convex (focal point at infinity)

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Google previewDigital Astrophotography: The State of the Art (2006)

by David Ratledge

Afocal. Photography. The aiming and aligning of a camera lens into the telescope eyepiece is called afocal photography and can be used with any camera ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

afocal Refers to a lens or an optical system with zero ...

Google previewDictionary of Symbols (2006)

by J. C. Cirlot

afocal. point« ofits inversion. The Gemini, in essenceasymbolof opposites,is,in its dynamic aspect, then, a symbol of Inversion. According to the megalithic conception¦and here we are following Schneider¦the mountain of Mars (or Janus) ...

Google previewDictionary of Pure and Applied Physics (2000)

by Dipak Basu

afocal system A telescope ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Strikes in American History (2015)

by Aaron Brenner, Benjamin Day, Immanuel Ness

In particular, thedecadelong strikeof the United Auto Workers atthe KohlerCompany ofSheboygan, Wisconsin, in the1950s and early 1960sbecame afocal pointforthe politicalenergies of businessmen frustratedby the limitations they faced ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

FIGURE 17 “Afocal” apposition in butterfly eyes. (A and B) Although each ommatidium acts independently, like an apposition eye, the optical elements function as telescopes with an internal image, as in superposition eyes (Fig. 13). The wide ...

Google previewA Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea (1906)

A Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words by Francis Andrew March

The middle;afocal point. CENTER, GATHERINGPLACE ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia of names (1910)

Woodbury-—- 8 lens,a lens having afocal length greater than that of a wide~angle lens and less than that of a lon -focus lens—Minn! lens, a negative, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary Supplement (1909)

ngle lens, a lens having afocal length greater than that of a wide-angle lens and less than that ...

Google previewNew Illustrated Edition of Dr. Webster's Unabridged Dictionary of All the Words in the English Language (1864)

Containing 10,000 More Words Than Any Other Dictionary ...

Belonging to, or concerning, a focus; as, afocal point. Focal distance of a lens or mirror (0pl.). the distance of the focus from the center.-Focal distance of an ellipse , distance from the focus to the nearest extremity of the transverse axis.

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