Dictionary Meaning Of Aberration

Dictionary Meaning Of Aberration

The convergence to different foci, by a lens or mirror,
of rays of light emanating from one and the same point, or the
deviation of such rays from a single focus; called spherical
aberration, when due to the spherical form of the lens or mirror, such
form giving different foci for central and marginal rays; and chromatic
aberration, when due to different refrangibilities of the colored rays
of the spectrum, those of each color having a distinct focus.

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