diacaustic

[dahy-uh-kaw-stik]Mathematics, Optics.
noun
  1. a diacaustic surface or curve.
Compare catacaustic.

Origin of diacaustic

First recorded in 1695–1705; dia- + caustic
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diacaustic

adjective
  1. (of a caustic curve or surface) formed by refracted light rays
noun
  1. a diacaustic curve or surface
Compare catacaustic
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