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optics

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noun plural but singular in construction op·tics \ˈäp-tiks\

Simple Definition of optics

  • : the science that studies light and the way it affects and is affected by other things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of optics

  1. :  a science that deals with the genesis and propagation of light, the changes that it undergoes and produces, and other phenomena closely associated with it

1579

First Known Use of optics

1579


OPTICS Defined for Kids

optics

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noun op·tics \ˈäp-tiks\

Definition of optics for Students

  1. :  a science that deals with the nature and properties of light and the changes that it undergoes and produces




Medical Dictionary

optics

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction op·tics \ˈäp-tiks\

Medical Definition of optics

  1. 1:  a science that deals with the genesis and propagation of light, the changes that it undergoes and produces, and other phenomena closely associated with it

  2. 2:  optical properties





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