optician

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noun op·ti·cian \äp-ˈti-shən\

Definition of optician

  1. 1 :  a maker of or dealer in optical items and instruments

  2. 2 :  a person who reads prescriptions for visual correction, orders lenses, and dispenses eyeglasses and contact lenses — compare ophthalmologist, optometrist

1737

First Known Use of optician

1737



OPTICIAN Defined for English Language Learners

optician

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noun op·ti·cian \äp-ˈti-shən\

Definition of optician for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to sell eyeglasses and contact lenses, to make sure that they fit correctly, and sometimes to make eyeglasses


OPTICIAN Defined for Kids

optician

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noun op·ti·cian \äp-ˈti-shən\

Definition of optician for Students

  1. :  a person who prepares lenses for and sells eyeglasses


Medical Dictionary

optician

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noun op·ti·cian \äp-ˈtish-ən\

Medical Definition of optician

  1. 1:  a maker of or dealer in optical items and instruments

  2. 2:  a person who reads prescriptions for visual correction, orders lenses, and dispenses eyeglasses and contact lenses—compare ophthalmologist, optometrist



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