Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Verb: collimate  'kó-lu,meyt
  1. Make or place parallel to something
    "They collimated the ditch to the highway";
    - parallel
     
  2. (optics) adjust the line of sight of (an optical instrument)

Derived forms: collimates, collimated, collimating

Type of: adjust, align, aline [non-standard], alter, change, line up, modify

Encyclopedia: Collimate