Meaning of OPTICALLY in English


ˈäptə̇k(ə)lē, -tēk-, -li adverb

Etymology: optical + -ly

1. : by means of sight : with or to the eye

as viewed optically

an optically accurate measurement

2. : with reference to or by means of optics or to optical properties

vitamins measured optically

optically ground surfaces

— compare optically active

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