[op-tik] /ˈɒp tɪk/
of or relating to the eye or sight.
a lens of an instrument.
of or relating to the eye or vision
a less common word for optical
an informal word for eye1
(Brit) trademark a device attached to an inverted bottle for dispensing measured quantities of liquid, such as whisky, gin, etc
early 15c., from Middle French optique, obtique (c.1300) and directly from Medieval Latin opticus “of sight or seeing,” from Greek optikos “of or having to do with sight,” from optos “seen, visible,” from op-, root of opsesthai “be going to see,” related to ops “eye,” from PIE *okw- “to see” (see eye (n.)).
optic op·tic (ŏp’tĭk) or op·ti·cal (ŏp’tĭ-kəl)
Relating to or involving the eye or vision.
[op-ti-kuh l] /ˈɒp tɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or applying or the principles of optics. 2. constructed to assist sight or to correct defects in vision. 3. of or relating to sight or vision; visual. 4. of or relating to the eye. 5. of or relating to an optician or opticians or to […]
- Optical aberration
optical aberration n. The failure of light rays from a point source to form a perfect image after passing through an optical system.
noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. the ability of a substance to rotate the plane of polarization of plane-polarized light. noun 1. the ability of substances that are optical isomers to rotate the plane of polarization of a transmitted beam of plane-polarized light optical activity n. The property of an asymmetrical molecule in solution to rotate the […]
- Optical allachesthesia
optical allachesthesia n. See visual allesthesia.