WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Dove′ prism′, [Optics.]
- Opticsa prism that inverts a beam of light, often used in a telescope to produce an erect image. Also called erecting prism, reversing prism, rotating prism.
- named after Heinrich west, western. Dove (1803–79), German physicist
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