achromatic lens

ach·ro·mat·ic lens
A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ruh-mat-ik, ey-kruh- lenz]
    • /ˌæk rəˈmæt ɪk, ˌeɪ krə- lɛnz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ruh-mat-ik, ey-kruh- lenz]
    • /ˌæk rəˈmæt ɪk, ˌeɪ krə- lɛnz/

Definitions of achromatic lens words

  • noun achromatic lens a system of two or more lenses that is substantially free from chromatic aberration and in which the lenses are made of different substances so that the focal length of the system is the same for two or three wavelengths of light. 1
  • noun achromatic lens (optics) A lens generally composed of two separate lenses, one convex and one concave and generally of different materials, in such a way that the chromatic aberration produced by one is corrected by the other. 0

Information block about the term

Origin of achromatic lens

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
probably earlier than 1860-65

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Achromatic lens


achromatic lens popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 5% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

achromatic lens usage trend in Literature

This diagram is provided by Google Ngram Viewer

See also

Matching words

Was this page helpful?
Yes No
Thank you for your feedback! Tell your friends about this page
Tell us why?