[[t]ˌkæt ə daɪˈɒp trɪk[/t]] adj.
opt pertaining to or produced by both reflection and refraction
Etymology: 1715–25

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  • Catadioptric system — A 150 mm aperture catadioptric telescope (Maksutov) A catadioptric optical system is one where refraction and reflection are combined in an optical system, usually via lenses (dioptrics) and curved mirrors (catoptrics). Catadioptric… …   Wikipedia

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  • catadioptric — adjective Date: 1723 belonging to, produced by, or involving both the reflection and the refraction of light …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • catadioptric — /kat euh duy op trik/, adj. Optics. pertaining to or produced by both reflection and refraction. [1715 25; CATA + DIOPTRIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • catadioptric — adjective Of or pertaining to optical systems that employs both refractive (dioptric) and reflective (catoptric) elements. See Also: catadioptrics, catadioptrism …   Wiktionary

  • catadioptric — adj. pertaining to refraction and reflection of light (Optics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • catadioptric — [ˌkatədʌɪ ɒptrɪk] adjective Optics denoting an optical system which involves both the reflecting and refracting of light, in order to reduce aberration …   English new terms dictionary

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