- free from color.
- able to emit, transmit, or receive light without separating it into colors.
- Biology. (of a cell structure) difficult to stain.
- Music. without accidentals or changes in key.
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Achromatic: free from color; tissue that does not stain readily.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
An achromatic grating, however, is (rashly speaking) an impossibility.The Ether of Space
The bands are then achromatic in the sense that the ordinary telescope is so.
If not, the substitution of an achromatic lens will be of no advantage.
Given the achromatic object-glass, why should not it be divided?
- without colour
- capable of reflecting or refracting light without chromatic aberration
- not staining with standard dyes
- of or relating to achromatin
- involving no sharps or flats
- another word for diatonic
- denoting a person who is an achromat
- Of or relating to color perceived to have zero saturation and therefore no hue, such as neutral grays, white, or black.
- Refracting light without spectral color separation.
- Of or relating to cells or tissues difficult to stain with standard dyes.
- Designating color perceived to have zero saturation and therefore no hue, such as neutral grays, white, or black.