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Definition: Caustic curve
, Caustical \Caus"tic*al\
, a. [L. caustucs,
Ge. ?, fr. ? to burn. Cf. Calm
1. Capable of destroying the texture of anything or eating
away its substance by chemical action; burning; corrosive;
2. Severe; satirical; sharp; as, a caustic remark.
(Optics), a curve to which the ray of light,
reflected or refracted by another curve, are tangents, the
reflecting or refracting curve and the luminous point
being in one plane.
. See under Lime
, Caustic soda
(Chem.), the solid
hydroxides potash, KOH
, and soda, NaOH
, or solutions
of the same.
, nitrate of silver, lunar caustic.
(Optics), a surface to which rays reflected
or refracted by another surface are tangents. Caustic
curves and surfaces are called catacaustic when formed by
reflection, and diacaustic when formed by refraction.
Syn: Stinging; cutting; pungent; searching.