Dialytic telescope, an achromatic telescope in which the colored dispersion produced by a single object lens of crown glass is corrected by a smaller concave lens, or combination of lenses, of high dispersive power, placed at a distance in the narrower part of the converging cone of rays, usually near the middle of the tube.

(Di*al"y*zate) n. (Chem.) The material subjected to dialysis.

(Di`a*ly*za"tion) n. (Chem.) The act or process of dialysis.

(Di"a*lyze) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dialyzed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dialyzing.] (Chem.) To separate, prepare, or obtain, by dialysis or osmose; to pass through an animal membrane; to subject to dialysis. [Written also dialyse.]

(Di"a*lyzed) a. Prepared by diffusion through an animal membrane; as, dialyzed iron.

(Di"a*ly`zer) n. The instrument or medium used to effect chemical dialysis.

(Di`a*mag"net) n. [Pref. dia- + magnet.] A body having diamagnetic polarity.

(Di*al`o*gis"tic Di*al`o*gis"tic*al) a. Pertaining to a dialogue; having the form or nature of a dialogue.Di*al`o*gis"tic*al*ly, adv.

(Di*al"o*gite) n. [From Gr. an arguing.] (Min.) Native carbonate of manganese; rhodochrosite.

(Di*al"o*gize) v. t. [Gr. : cf. F. dialogiser.] To discourse in dialogue. Fotherby.

(Di"a*logue) n. [OE. dialogue, L. dialogus, fr. Gr. fr. to converse, dia` through + to speak: cf. F. dialogue. See Legend.]

1. A conversation between two or more persons; particularly, a formal conservation in theatrical performances or in scholastic exercises.

2. A written composition in which two or more persons are represented as conversing or reasoning on some topic; as, the Dialogues of Plato.

(Di"a*logue), v. i. [Cf. F. dialoguer.] To take part in a dialogue; to dialogize. [R.] Shak.

(Di"a*logue), v. t. To express as in dialogue. [R.]

And dialogued for him what he would say.

(Di`al*y*pet"al*ous) a. [Gr. dia` through, asunder + to loose + leaf.] (Bot.) Having separate petals; polypetalous.

(||Di*al"y*sis) n.; pl. Dialyses [L., separation, fr. Gr. fr. to part asunder, dissolve; dia` through + to loose.]

1. (Gram.) Diæresis. See Diæresis, 1.

2. (Rhet.) Same as Asyndeton.

3. (Med.) (a) Debility. (b) A solution of continuity; division; separation of parts.

4. (Chem.) The separation of different substances in solution, as crystalloids and colloids, by means of their unequal diffusion, especially through natural or artificial membranes.

(Di`a*lyt"ic) a. [Gr. fr. . See Dialysis.] Having the quality of unloosing or separating. Clarke.

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