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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: collimated, collimating, collimates

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

Encyclopedia: Collimate