- noting a caustic surface or curve formed by the refraction of light.
- a diacaustic surface or curve.
Origin of diacaustic
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Diacaustic, dī-a-kaws′tik, adj. pertaining to curves formed by the intersections of rays of refracted light.
- (of a caustic curve or surface) formed by refracted light rays
- a diacaustic curve or surface
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