Optic meaning

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Of or relating to the science of optics or optical equipment.
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Relating to the eye or vision.
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Relating to the science of optics or optical equipment.
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An eye.
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Any of the lenses, prisms, or mirrors of an optical instrument.
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Relating to or involving the eye or vision.
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Of, or relating to the eye or to vision.
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Of, or relating to optics or optical instruments.
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(now humorous) An eye.
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A lens or other part of an optical instrument that interacts with light.
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A measuring device with a small window, attached to an upside-down bottle, used to dispense alcoholic drinks in a bar.
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Of or relating to the eye or vision.
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An eye.
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Any of the lenses, prisms, or mirrors of an optical instrument.
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Of the eye or sense of sight.
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An eye.
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A lens or an optical instrument.
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Origin of optic

  • Middle English optik from Old French optique from Medieval Latin opticus from Greek optikos from optos visible okw- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Medieval Latin opticus, from Ancient Greek ὀπτικός (optikos, “of seeing").

    From Wiktionary