transverse ray aberration


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transverse ray aberration

[′tranz‚vərs ¦rā ‚ab·ə′rā·shən]
(optics)
The transverse displacement from the ideal image point to the ray intersection with the ideal image plane; a measure of monochromatic aberration.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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