autocollimator

[ aw-toh-kol-uh-mey-ter ]
/ ˌɔ toʊˈkɒl əˌmeɪ tər /

noun Optics.

an instrument combining the functions of a telescope and collimator, for detecting and measuring very small deviations in a beam of light.

Nearby words

  1. autocide,
  2. autoclasis,
  3. autoclave,
  4. autocoid,
  5. autocollimation,
  6. autocomplete,
  7. autocorrect,
  8. autocorrelation,
  9. autocracy,
  10. autocrat

Origin of autocollimator


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