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Amici prism

[ uh-mee-chee ]
/ əˈmi tʃi /
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noun Optics.

a compound prism that spreads out incident white light into a spectrum but produces no deviation of the central color of the dispersed beam.

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Also called direct-vision prism, roof prism.

Origin of Amici prism

Named after G. B. Amici (1784–1863), Italian astronomer
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