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op·ti·cal

 (ŏp′tĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to sight; visual: an optical defect.
2. Designed to assist sight: optical instruments.
3. Of or relating to optics.
4. Relating to or using visible light: optical astronomy.
5. Using light-sensitive devices.

op′ti·cal·ly adv.

optical

(ˈɒptɪkəl)
adj
1. (General Physics) of, relating to, producing, or involving light
2. (Medicine) of or relating to the eye or to the sense of sight; optic
3. (Medicine) (esp of a lens) aiding vision or correcting a visual disorder
ˈoptically adv

op•ti•cal

(ˈɒp tɪ kəl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or applying optics.
2. of or pertaining to the eye or sight.
3. constructed to assist sight.
4. dealing with or skilled in optics.
[1560–70]
op′ti•cal•ly, adv.

op·ti·cal

(ŏp′tĭ-kəl)
1. Relating to sight; visual.
2. Relating to optics.
3. Relating to or using visible light: optical astronomy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.optical - of or relating to or involving light or optics; "optical supplies"
2.optical - relating to or using sightoptical - relating to or using sight; "ocular inspection"; "an optical illusion"; "visual powers"; "visual navigation"
3.optical - of or relating to or resembling the eye; "ocular muscles"; "an ocular organ"; "ocular diseases"; "the optic (or optical) axis of the eye"; "an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light"

optical

adjective
Serving, resulting from, or relating to the sense of sight:
Translations
بَصَري، نَظَري
optisk
optikai
sjón-
optický
optičen
görme duygusuyla ilgilioptik

optical

[ˈɒptɪkəl] ADJóptico
optical diskdisco m óptico
optical fibrefibra f óptica
optical illusionilusión f óptica
optical (character) readerlector m óptico (de caracteres)
optical character recognitionreconocimiento m óptico de caracteres

optical

[ˈɒptɪkəl] adj
[process, effect] → optique
[instrument] → optique
optical telescopes → des télescopes optiquesoptical character reader nlecteur m optiqueoptical character recognition nreconnaissance f optique des caractèresoptical disk n (COMPUTING)disque m optiqueoptical fibre nfibre f optiqueoptical illusion nillusion f d'optique

optical

adjoptisch

optical

:
optical character reader
optical character recognition
n (Comput) → optische Zeichenerkennung
optical disk
optical fibre, (US) optical fiber
n (= material)Glasfaser f; (= cable)Glasfaserkabel nt
optical illusion
optical scanner

optical

[ˈɒptɪkl] adjottico/a

optician

(opˈtiʃən) noun
a person who makes and sells spectacles and optical instruments. The optician mended my spectacles.
optical (ˈoptikəl) adjective
of or concerning sight or what one sees. The two objects in the picture appear to be the same size, but this is just an optical illusion (= they are not actually the same size); microscopes and other optical instruments.

op·tic

, optical
a. óptico-a, rel. a la visión;
___ diskdisco ___, punto ciego de la retina;
___ illusionilusión ___;
___ nervenervio ___.

optical, optic

adj óptico
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps the rapidity of the changes from one of these paces to the other created an optical illusion, which might thus magnify the powers of the beast; for it is certain that Heyward, who possessed a true eye for the merits of a horse, was unable, with his utmost ingenuity, to decide by what sort of movement his pursuer worked his sinuous way on his footsteps with such persevering hardihood.
On the whole tour, particularly at the Descent, we undergo an optical illusion which often seems to be incredible.
I made him touch the mirrors and the iron tree and the branches and explained to him, by optical laws, all the luminous imagery by which we were surrounded and of which we need not allow ourselves to be the victims, like ordinary, ignorant people.
The entire ship's crew were undergoing a nervous excitement, of which I can give no idea: they could not eat, they could not sleep--twenty times a day, a misconception or an optical illusion of some sailor seated on the taffrail, would cause dreadful perspirations, and these emotions, twenty times repeated, kept us in a state of excitement so violent that a reaction was unavoidable.
By a strange optical delusion the whole sea appeared to rise upon her in one overwhelming heave of its silky surface, where in one spot a smother of foam broke out ferociously.
Though she had some indistinct idea of the method of these optical phenomena, still the illusion was almost perfect enough to warrant the belief that her husband possessed sway over the spiritual world.
To you, I allow, these optical affairs are indispensable.
This optical trick gave her a sort of phantasmagoric brightness, and while I was still the victim of it I heard a whisper somewhere in the depths of my conscience: "Why not, after all--why not?
But if he sometimes, on his rounds, was glad of his optical reach, so none the less often the rear of the house affected him as the very jungle of his prey.
Meanwhile the hidden face had flushed to the ears, and, when at length it was raised to mine, its crimson calm was as incongruous as an optical illusion.
Costello inspected the young couple again with her optical instrument.
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.