optician

noun op·ti·cian \ äp-ˈti-shən \

Definition of optician

1 :a maker of or dealer in optical items and instruments
2 :a person who reads prescriptions for visual correction, orders lenses, and dispenses eyeglasses and contact lenses — compare ophthalmologist, optometrist

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First Known Use of optician

1737



OPTICIAN Defined for English Language Learners

optician

noun

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

noun op·ti·cian \ äp-ˈti-shən \

Definition of optician for Students

:a person who prepares lenses for and sells eyeglasses

Medical Dictionary

optician

noun op·ti·cian \ äp-ˈtish-ən \

medical Definition of optician

1 :a maker of or dealer in optical items and instruments
2 :a person who reads prescriptions for visual correction, orders lenses, and dispenses eyeglasses and contact lenses — compare ophthalmologist, optometrist


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