catoptrics

[n] - branch of optics dealing with formation of images by mirrors
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Catoptrics

Ca·top'trics noun [ Confer French catoptrique . See Catropric .] (Physics) That part of optics which explains the properties and phenomena of reflected light, and particularly that which is reflected from mirrors or polished bodies; -- formerly called anacamptics .
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catoptrics

noun branch of optics dealing with formation of images by mirrors
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Catoptrics

• (n.) That part of optics which explains the properties and phenomena of reflected light, and particularly that which is reflected from mirrors or polished bodies; -- formerly called anacamptics.
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catoptrics

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catoptrics

catoptrics 1. The study of the physics of light reflection. 2. A branch of optics involved with the formation of images by mirrors.
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Catoptrics

Catoptrics (formerly anacamptics) is the branch of optics which explains the properties of incident and reflected light, and particularly that which is reflected from mirrors or polished surfaces.
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