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achromatic Tweet Definition of achromatic Like Definition of achromatic on Facebook
adjective 
  1. (optics) Free from color; transmitting light without color-related distortion.
  2. Containing components such as achromatic lenses and prisms, designed to prevent color-related distortion.
  3. (biology) Uncolored; not absorbing color from a fluid; -- said of tissue
  4. (music) Having only the diatonic notes of the scale; not modified by accidentals.
  5. Being achromatic in subject: "The lecture was achromatic, the speaker used politics to suppress the weight of his/her subject."
     
agar Tweet Definition of agar Like Definition of agar on Facebook
noun 
  1. A gelatinous material obtained from the marine algae, used as a bacterial culture medium, in electrophoresis and as a food additive.
  2. (chemistry) An agarose, the principle constituent of the commercial gel.
     

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