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Definition of anacamptics

Anacamptics An`a*camp"tics, n. 1. The science of reflected light, now called catoptrics. 2. The science of reflected sounds.
Catoptrics Ca*top"trics, n. [Cf. F. catoptrique. See Catropric.] (Physics) That part of optics which explains the properties and phenomena of reflected light, and particularly that which is reflected from mirrors or polished bodies; -- formerly called anacamptics.
Anacamptic An`a*camp"tic, a. [Gr. ? to bend back; ? back + ? to bend.] Reflecting of reflected; as, an anacamptic sound (and echo). Note: The word was formerly applied to that part of optics which treats of reflection; the same as what is now called catoptric. See Catoptrics.

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