What does diacaustic mean?

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  1. diacaustic(Noun)

    A refracting lens, which can be used to cauterise.

  2. diacaustic(Noun)

    The curve or surface formed by the intersection of refracted light rays.

  3. diacaustic(Adjective)

    Relating to the caustic curves formed by the refraction of light.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diacaustic(adj)

    pertaining to, or possessing the properties of, a species of caustic curves formed by refraction. See Caustic surface, under Caustic

  2. Diacaustic(noun)

    that which burns by refraction, as a double convex lens, or the sun's rays concentrated by such a lens, sometimes used as a cautery

  3. Diacaustic(noun)

    a curved formed by the consecutive intersections of rays of light refracted through a lens

  4. Origin: [Pref. dia- + caustic.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Diacaustic

    dī-a-kaws′tik, adj. pertaining to curves formed by the intersections of rays of refracted light.—n. a curve so formed. [Formed from Gr. dia, through, and caustic.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diacaustic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diacaustic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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