diacaustic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dia- +‎ caustic

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diacaustic (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the caustic curves formed by the refraction of light.

Noun[edit]

diacaustic (plural diacaustics)

  1. A refracting lens, which can be used to cauterise.
  2. The curve or surface formed by the intersection of refracted light rays.

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