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Collimate

Col´li`mate
v. t.1.(Physics & Astron.) To render parallel to a certain line or direction; to bring into the same line, as the axes of telescopes, etc.; to render parallel, as rays of light.
[imp. & p. p. Collimated; p. p. & vb. n. Collimating.]
Collimating eyepiece
an eyepiece with a diagonal reflector for illumination, used to determine the error of collimation in a transit instrument by observing the image of a cross wire reflected from mercury, and comparing its position in the field with that of the same wire seen directly.
Collimating lens
(Optics) a lens used for producing parallel rays of light.
Verb1.collimate - make or place parallel to something; "They paralleled the ditch to the highway"
Synonyms: parallel
2.collimate - adjust the line of sight of (an optical instrument)
alter, change, modify, parallel
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