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dotter

[′däd·ər]
(optics)
A worker who uses a centering machine to locate the optical center and optical axis of a lens, for the guidance of workers who will cut, edge, trim, and mount the lens. Also known as spotter.
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vascular radiologist Charles Theodore Dotter, an intelligent but flamboyant risk-taker who described flow-directed balloon catheterization, the double-lumen balloon catheter, the safety guidewire, and percutaneous arterial stenting more than a decade before his German counterpart.