echelette

[ esh-uh-let, ey-shuh- ]
/ ˌɛʃ əˈlɛt, ˌeɪ ʃə- /

noun Spectography.

a diffraction grating designed to reflect infrared radiation.

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Origin of echelette

< French échelette rack, equivalent to échelle ladder (see echelon) + -ette -ette
Also called echelette grating.
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