[op-ti-kuh l] /ˈɒp tɪ kəl/
of, relating to, or applying or the principles of optics.
constructed to assist sight or to correct defects in vision.
of or relating to sight or vision; visual.
of or relating to the eye.
of or relating to an optician or opticians or to their products, especially eyeglasses:
an optical service.
dealing with or skilled in optics.
plural noun, Movies, Television.
special visual effects, as the wipe or dissolve, created in the camera or especially in a film laboratory by technicians using complex optical and electronic equipment.
of, relating to, producing, or involving light
of or relating to the eye or to the sense of sight; optic
(esp of a lens) aiding vision or correcting a visual disorder
1560s, from optic + -al (1). Of abstract art, from 1964. Related: Optically.
- 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.
noun 1. .