What does Catacaustic mean?

Catacaustic meaning in General Dictionary

A caustic curve created by expression of light

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  • associated with or obtaining the properties of a caustic bend formed by reflection See Caustic a
  • concerning, or having the properties of, a caustic bend formed by reflection. See Caustic, a.
  • A caustic curve formed by reflection of light.

Sentence Examples with the word Catacaustic

We have in like manner, as derivatives of a given curve, the caustic, catacaustic or diacaustic as the case may be, and the secondary caustic, or curve cutting at right angles the reflected or refracted rays.

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