The definition of collimated means to bring something into line, or to make parallel, or to adjust the line of site of a telescope.
When rays of light are lined up accurately and parallel, this is an example of a situation where they are collimated.
- Simple past tense and past participle of collimate.
- of light beams whose rays are parallel and thus has a plane wavefront
- 2008. "Wolf-Rayet stars are also argued to give rise to gamma-ray bursts, a related but rare class of explosions characterized by highly-collimated relativistic jets." An extremely luminous X-ray outburst at the birth of a supernova
collimated - Computer Definition
In a straight line. Collimated light beams are parallel rays of light.