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Two methods of lighting have been employed—the Catoptric and the Dioptric systems.Grace Darling|Eva Hope
The floating lights of England are illuminated by means of lamps with metallic reflectors, on what is styled the catoptric system.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
This optic embodied the first combination of dioptric and catoptric elements in one design (fig. 34).
Another classification divides the instruments themselves into three classes: (a) catoptric, (b) dioptric and (c) catadioptric.
Until about 1895 the illuminating apparatus used in light-vessels was exclusively of catoptric form, usually consisting of 21 in.