- free from spherical aberration and coma.
Origin of aplanatic
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- (of a lens or mirror) free from spherical aberration
Word Origin for aplanatic
C18: from Greek aplanētos prevented from wandering, from a- 1 + planētos, from planaein to wander
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- Of or relating to an optical lens that is free from chromatic or spherical aberration.
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