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op·ti·cian

 (ŏp-tĭsh′ən)
n.
1. One that makes lenses and eyeglasses.
2. One that sells lenses, eyeglasses, and other optical instruments.

optician

(ɒpˈtɪʃən)
n
(Medicine)
a. Also called: optometrist a general name used to refer to an ophthalmic optician, a person qualified to examine the eyes and prescribe and supply spectacles and contact lenses
b. a general name used to refer to a dispensing optician, a person who supplies and fits spectacle frames but is not qualified to prescribe lenses
Compare ophthalmologist

op•ti•cian

(ɒpˈtɪʃ ən)

n.
1. a person who makes or sells eyeglasses and contact lenses in accordance with the prescriptions of ophthalmologists and optometrists.
2. a maker or seller of optical glass and instruments.
[1680–90; < French opticien < Medieval Latin optic(a) (see optics)]

optician

a person who makes and sells glasses according to prescriptions prepared by an oculist or optometrist.
See also: Eyes

optician

Specialist in the fitting and adjusting of eye glasses and contact lenses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.optician - a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of visionoptician - a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of vision
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
Translations
صانِع أو بائِع النَّظّاراتنَظَّارَاتِيّ
optik
optiker
optikko
optičar
optikuslátszerész
sjóntækjafræîingur; gleraugnasali
眼鏡士眼鏡屋
안경사
optikaoptikasoptinisoptinis skaitytuvas
optiķis
optik
optik
optiker
người làm và bán đồ quang học

optician

[ɒpˈtɪʃən] Nóptico/a m/f
optician'sóptica f

optician

[ɒpˈtɪʃən] nopticien(ne) m/f
She's an optician → Elle est opticienne.
at the optician's → chez l'opticienoptic nerve [ˌɒptɪkˈnɜːr] nnerf m optique

optician

nAugenarzt m, → Augenärztin f, → Optiker(in) m(f)

optician

[ɒpˈtɪʃn] n (also ophthalmic optician) → optometrista m/f (also dispensing optician) → ottico

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.

optician

نَظَّارَاتِيّ optik optiker Optiker οπτικός oculista optikko opticien optičar oculista 眼鏡士 안경사 opticien optiker optyk oftalmologista оптик optiker ผู้มีคุณสมบัติที่จะตรวจ ออกใบวัดและขายอุปกรณ์เกี่ยวกับสายตา gözlükçü người làm và bán đồ quang học 配镜师

optician

n óptico -ca mf
References in classic literature ?
There are indications that she has had recourse to an optician at least twice during the last few months.
I confess, however, that I am unable to understand how you arrive at the double visit to the optician.
Of course, we always have the optician clue to fall back upon, but I take a short cut when I can get it.
I had intended, however, to go the round of the London opticians.
Stopping a day at Annapolis, he visited the shop of a well-known optician and ordered seven powerful telescopes, one for every day in the week.
Between eight o'clock and midnight one optician in Jones'-Fall Street made his fortune by the sale of opera-glasses.
The brain-child of Dudley LOC chair, Shamina Asif, the Healthy Living Optician scheme is the first of its kind in England which sees opticians offer preventative health tips.
ONE in five parents in Wales say their child has never been to the optician or had an eye test in school - despite the fact the appointments are free of charge.
Seeing the same optician each time builds confidence, trust and understanding.
To work as a dispensing optician you will need to have the ability to deal with scientific and mathematical information, accuracy and attention to detail, practical skills with the ability to handle special equipment, good communication skills, patience and a pleasant and approachable manner and also important is the ability to promote and sell glasses and contact lenses and an understanding of style and fashion.
He also outlines the valuable role and complex requirements of a dispensing optician.
Optician Kevin Thomp son said: "As one of the most sparsely populated areas in the country, we welcome any initiative which makes effective use of local expertise and which provides our patients with a service offering timely and con venient appointments closer to home.