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Airy disc

[ air-ee ]
/ ˈɛər i /
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noun Optics.
the bright central part of the diffraction pattern of light from a point source that is diffracted by a circular aperture.
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Origin of Airy disc

Named after Sir George Biddel Airy (1801–92)

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