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collimate

col·li·mate

collimate

 
pronunciation:
ka lih meIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: collimated, collimates, collimating
definition 1: to line up or make parallel (rays of light).
definition 2: to accurately adjust the line of sight of (an optical instrument such as a telescope).
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derivation: collimation (n.)