Optics corrected for spherical aberration and coma: said of a lens
Origin of aplanatic; from Classical Greek aplanētos, unerring ; from a-, not + planan: see planet
Of or relating to optical systems that correct for spherical aberration.
Origin of aplanaticFrom a–1 + Greek planāsthai, to wander; see pel&schwa;-2 in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more aplanatic, superlative most aplanatic)
- (of an optical system) Free from, or corrected for, spherical aberration and chromatic aberration