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Categories: Optics, All articles needing rewrite, Geometrical optics, Articles with short description, Wikipedia articles incorporating text from the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica
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aberration  optical aberration  distortion  Lens Aberrations  Optical aberrations
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An optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image WordNet 3.0
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An optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In optics, aberration is a property of optical systems such as lenses that causes light to be spread out over some region of space rather than focused to a point. Wikipedia
An imperfection in image formation by an optical system Wikipedia Disambiguation
Departure of the performance of an optical system from the predictions of paraxial optics Wikidata
An optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image. OmegaWiki
The convergence to different foci, by a lens or mirror, of rays of light emanating from one and the same point, or the deviation of such rays from a single focus; a defect in a focusing mechanism that prevents the intended focal point. Wiktionary
Optics: convergence to different foci. Wiktionary (translation)
An aberration that causes magnification to change over the field of view. Wiktionary