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toric

[tawr-ik, tor-]
adjective
  1. noting or pertaining to a lens with a surface forming a portion of a torus, used for eyeglasses and contact lenses that correct astigmatism.
  2. 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

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or having the form of a torus
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Word Origin and History for toric

adj.

1890, Latin torus (see torus) + -ic.

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