An`a*camp"tic (#), a. [Gr. to bend back; back + to bend.]

Reflecting of reflected; as, an anacamptic sound (and echo).

⇒ The word was formerly applied to that part of optics which treats of reflection; the same as what is now called catoptric. See Catoptrics.


© Webster 1913.

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