optician


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optician

one who makes lenses and eyeglasses
Not to be confused with:
ophthalmologist – physician specializing in the eye
optometrist – one who examines eyes and measures vision
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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.
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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
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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)]
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optician

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

Specialist in the fitting and adjusting of eye glasses and contact lenses.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

optician

nAugenarzt m, → Augenärztin f, → Optiker(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

optician

[ɒpˈtɪʃn] n (also ophthalmic optician) → optometrista m/f (also dispensing optician) → ottico
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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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
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optician

n óptico -ca mf
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References in classic literature ?
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.
The Count stopped again and entered a small optician's shop, with an inscription in the window announcing that repairs were neatly executed inside.
Between eight o'clock and midnight one optician in Jones'-Fall Street made his fortune by the sale of opera-glasses.
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."
Said Keith: "We deliberately chose the location for The BIG Optician because of its excellent Metro and bus links, and the fact that it is two minutes' drive from the centre of Newcastle.
AN optician practice in Meltham has been shortlisted for two awards - just under a year since it opened.
A BIRMINGHAM optician has described a ten-day charity bike ride as "the most difficult and rewarding challenge" of his life.
A Renfrewshire optician has been snapped up by one of its employees.
Zoe Witham has joined Mincher Lockett & Co Opticians as a fully trained dispensing optician.