Optics meaning

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Optics are the way something looks to an outsider, especially concerning political actions.

A politician playing golf during a violent protest in their home state would be an example of bad optics.

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Optics is a branch of physics that is the study of light and vision.

An example of optics is the technology of an astronomical telescope.

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The light-related aspects of a device.

The optics of this telescope are particularly good.

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The scientific study of light and vision. The study of optics led to the development of more general theories of electromagnetic radiation and theories of color.
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(figuratively) Perception, image, public relations.
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The branch of physics dealing with the nature and properties of light and vision.
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The branch of physics dealing with the nature and properties of electromagnetic energy in the light spectrum and the phenomena of vision. In the broadest sense, optics deals with infrared light, visible light, and ultraviolet light. See also electromagnetic spectrum, infrared light, physics, ultraviolet light, and visible light.
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(physics) The physics of light and vision.
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The branch of physics that deals with light and vision, chiefly the generation, propagation, and detection of electromagnetic radiation having wavelengths greater than x-rays and shorter than microwaves.
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Plural form of optic.
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