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toric

[ tawr-ik, tor- ]
/ ˈtɔr ɪk, ˈtɒr- /
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adjective
noting or pertaining to a lens with a surface forming a portion of a torus, used for eyeglasses and contact lenses that correct astigmatism.
a toric contact lens.
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Origin of toric

First recorded in 1895–1900; tor(us) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for toric

toric
/ (ˈtɒrɪk) /

adjective
of, relating to, or having the form of a torus
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