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Definition: Collimating lens
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Collimated
; p. p.
& vb. n. Collimating
.] [See Collimation
.] (Physics &
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.
, 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
(Optics), a lens used for producing
parallel rays of light.