Abbe-number Definition

noun

A number that represents the reciprocal of the dispersive power of a substance with transparent qualities.

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Singular:
abbe-number
Plural:
abbe-numbers

Origin of Abbe-number

  • From the name of Ernst Abbe, a German physicist.

    From Wiktionary

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