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Definition of "dichroic" [di•chro•ic]

  • Manifesting dichroism. (adjective)
  • Pathology Dichromatic. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dichroic" in a sentence
  • "Beamsplitters acting as edge filters are often referred to as dichroic or dichromatic mirrors."
  • "These units are suitable for all types of LED lighting products that need to operate with conventional mains-dimming circuits including applications such as dichroic or halogen LED replacements and LED downlights."
  • "Using a dichroic vacuum coating to line the interiors of the glass cubes, Bell creates objects that are at once reflective and seem to disappear."