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synonyms for dioptrics

  • optical fiber
  • catoptrics
  • fibre optics
  • glass fiber
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How to use dioptrics in a sentence

Catoptrics, which treats of the reflection of light, and Dioptrics, which treats of its refraction.
CONVERSATIONS ON NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, IN WHICH THE ELEMENTS OF THAT SCIENCE ARE FAMILIARLY EXPLAINEDJANE HALDIMAND MARCET AND THOMAS P. JONES
In the Dioptrics of Descartes, several other curious theorems are contained.
INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF EUROPE IN THE FIFTEENTH, SIXTEENTH, AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES, VOL. 2HENRY HALLAM
To this he turned his attention again in 1611, when he published a treatise on Dioptrics.
INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF EUROPE IN THE FIFTEENTH, SIXTEENTH, AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES, VOL. 2HENRY HALLAM
He applied this geometrical and inventive genius to dioptrics, which, when treated of by him, became a new art.
LETTERS ON ENGLANDVOLTAIRE
In dioptrics, is a geometrical solid bounded by three parallelograms, whose bases are equal triangles.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
The only other optical treatise written by Kepler, was his Dioptrics, with an appendix on the use of optics in philosophy.
THE MARTYRS OF SCIENCE, OR, THE LIVES OF GALILEO, TYCHO BRAHE, AND KEPLERDAVID BREWSTER
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WORDS RELATED TO DIOPTRICS

  • catoptrics
  • dioptrics
  • fibre optics
  • glass fibers
  • optical fibers
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