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Achromatic

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Adjective

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Achromatic

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adjective
1. 
without colour
2. 
capable of reflecting or refracting light without chromatic aberration
3. cytology
a. 
not staining with standard dyes
b. 
of or relating to achromatin
4. music
a. 
involving no sharps or flats
b.  another word for diatonic
5. 
denoting a person who is an achromat

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Achromatic

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adjective
1. 
colorless
2. 
refracting white light without breaking it up into its component colors
3. 
forming visual images whose outline is free from prismatic colors
an achromatic lens
4.  Biology
a. 
staining poorly with the usual stains
b. 
made of achromatin
5.  Music
without accidentals; diatonic
an achromatic scale

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Achromatic

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adj.
1. Designating color perceived to have zero saturation and therefore no hue, such as neutral grays, white, or black.
2. Refracting light without spectral color separation.
3. Biology Difficult to stain with standard dyes. Used in reference to cells or tissues.
4. Music Having only the diatonic tones of the scale.

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