dioptometer [dī΄äp täm′ət ər]
an instrument for testing the refraction of the eye

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  • dioptometer — /duy op tom i teuhr/, n. Ophthalm. an instrument for measuring the refraction of the eye. [DI 3 + OPT(IC) + O + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • dioptometer — noun An instrument used to measure ocular refraction, in order to prescribe corrective lenses See Also: dioptometric, dioptometry …   Wiktionary

  • dioptometer — di·op·tom·e·ter (.)dī .äp täm ət ər n an instrument used in measuring the accommodation and refraction of the eye di·op·tom·e·try täm ə trē n, pl tries * * * di·op·tom·e·ter (di″op tomґə tər) [dioptric + meter] an instrument for… …   Medical dictionary

  • dioptometer — instrument for measuring focus or refraction of the eyes Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • dioptometer — n. device for measuring refraction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dioptometer — di·op·tom·e·ter …   English syllables

  • dioptometer — di•op•tom•e•ter [[t]ˌdaɪ ɒpˈtɒm ɪ tər[/t]] n. oph an instrument for measuring the refraction of the eye • Etymology: di III+opt ( ic) + o + meter …   From formal English to slang

  • dioptometer — /daɪɒpˈtɒmətə/ (say duyop tomuhtuh) noun an instrument for measuring the eye s refraction. {di 1 + optometer} …  

  • dioptometer —   n. instrument measuring refractive power of eye …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • dioptometer — …   Useful english dictionary

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