He applied this geometrical and inventive genius to dioptrics, which, when treated of by him, became a new art.
"Letters on England" by Voltaire
Associated Words: photology, photologist, photophobia, catoptrics, dioptrics, photics, Ormuzd, luminary.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
Invention of the Ovals of Mr. Des Cartes for Dioptrics.
"Treatise on Light" by Christiaan Huygens
Dioptric: with a transversely divided ocellus.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The light is of the 4th order dioptric, showing a red arc of 270 deg.
"Report on the Department of Ports and Harbours for the Year 1890-1891" by Department of Ports and Harbours
The light is a dioptric or lens-light of the first order.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
Two years before the publication of his Dioptrics, viz.
"The Martyrs of Science, or, The lives of Galileo, Tycho Brahe, and Kepler" by David Brewster
In dioptrics, is a geometrical solid bounded by three parallelograms, whose bases are equal triangles.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
She looked longingly at the great lamp and the twinkling diamonds of the dioptric lens.
"The Pillar of Light" by Louis Tracy
A new lantern and dioptric apparatus were erected on the tower in 1902.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6" by Various