Origin of catadioptric
Examples from the Web for catadioptric
Each instrument carries six, five of which can be attached at pleasure either to the catadioptric or the achromatic.
Another classification divides the instruments themselves into three classes: (a) catoptric, (b) dioptric and (c) catadioptric.
The apparatus is of the first catadioptric order, lighted by a first-class pressure lamp.A Yacht Voyage Round England|W.H.G. Kingston
The catadioptric lens, or holophote, gives a far more powerful but a more concentrated beam than the parabolic reflector.Torpedoes and Torpedo Warfare|C. W. Sleeman