What does optic axis mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. optic axis(noun)

    in a doubly refracting crystal, the line in the direction of which no double refraction occurs

    "a crystal may have either one or two optic axes"

  2. principal axis, optic axis(noun)

    a line that passes through the center of curvature of a lens so that light is neither reflected nor refracted

    "in a normal eye the optic axis is the direction in which objects are seen most distinctly"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of optic axis in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of optic axis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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