noun (used with a singular verb)
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Words nearby dioptrics
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Catoptrics, which treats of the reflection of light, and Dioptrics, which treats of its refraction.Conversations on Natural Philosophy, in which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly Explained|Jane Haldimand Marcet and Thomas P. Jones
In the Dioptrics of Descartes, several other curious theorems are contained.
To this he turned his attention again in 1611, when he published a treatise on Dioptrics.
He applied this geometrical and inventive genius to dioptrics, which, when treated of by him, became a new art.Letters on England|Voltaire
In dioptrics, is a geometrical solid bounded by three parallelograms, whose bases are equal triangles.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth