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Anacamptics An`a*camp"tics, n.
1. The science of reflected light, now called catoptrics.
2. The science of reflected sounds.
anacampticsCatoptrics Ca*top"trics, n. [Cf. F. catoptrique. See
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. AnacampticAnacamptic An`a*camp"tic, a. [Gr. ? to bend back; ? back + ?
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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