collimate

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collimate (third-person singular simple present collimates, present participle collimating, simple past and past participle collimated)

  1. To focus into a narrow beam or column.
    Lead bricks were placed around the radioactive source so that the escaping gamma rays would be limited to a collimated beam rather than filling the lab.
    I need to collimate my telescope so that the images are clearer.

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Verb[edit]

collimate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of collimare
  2. second-person plural imperative of collimare
  3. feminine plural of collimato

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