meridional aberration

n.

An optical aberration produced in the plane of a single meridian of a lens.

Nearby words

  1. meriden,
  2. meridian,
  3. meridian angle,
  4. meridian circle,
  5. meridional,
  6. merilee,
  7. merina,
  8. mering,
  9. meringue,
  10. merino


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