Meaning of OPTICAL in English


— optically , adv.

/op"ti keuhl/ , adj.

1. of, pertaining to, or applying optics or the principles of optics.

2. constructed to assist sight or to correct defects in vision.

3. of or pertaining to sight or vision; visual.

4. of or pertaining to the eye.

5. of or pertaining to an optician or opticians or to their products, esp. eyeglasses: an optical service.

6. dealing with or skilled in optics.


7. opticals . See optical effects .

[ 1560-70; OPTIC + -AL 1 ]

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