caustic curve

noun Optics.

a curve formed by a plane section of a caustic surface.

Nearby words

  1. causey,
  2. causist,
  3. caustic,
  4. caustic alcohol,
  5. caustic baryta,
  6. caustic lime,
  7. caustic potash,
  8. caustic soda,
  9. caustic surface,
  10. causticity

Origin of caustic curve

First recorded in 1720–30

Also called caustic. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019