verb (used with object), col·li·mat·ed, col·li·mat·ing.
Origin of collimate
Related formscol·li·ma·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for collimation
The axial center line of the lens, or the line of collimation, is then in adjustment with the level.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
Was nearly half the day in adjusting the line of collimation in the telescopic sights of my theodolite.
The collimation error was found by reversing the instrument and using a terrestrial mark, the azimuth error by star observations.History of Astronomy|George Forbes
Thus the line of collimation of the telescope was placed at right angles to the surface of the mirror.Experimental Determination of the Velocity of Light|Albert A. Michelson
The objective is mounted in the most approved manner and is provided with adjustment for collimation.Astronomical Instruments and Accessories|Wm. Gaertner & Co.