Definitions of optical

  1. Optically. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. relating to or using sight; "ocular inspection"; "an optical illusion"; "visual powers"; "visual navigation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Of or pertaining to the eye; ocular; as, the optic nerves (the first pair of cranial nerves) which are distributed to the retina. See Illust. of Brain, and Eye. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Pertaining to the science of light and vision; as, optical instruments; pertaining to the eyesight; as, an optical illusion. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Pertaining to optics or to the eyesight; assisting vision; optic. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Relating or pertaining to vision, or to optics. Optic nerves, the second pair of nerves arising from the thalami nervorum, and perforating the bulb of the eye. Optical delusions, erroneous impressions sometimes conveyed through the organs of vision to the mind. Optic lens, a ground glass for a telescope or other optical instrument. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Relating to the sight; visual; relating to optics. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for optical

  1. We see his mysterious power resolved in that drawing into a simple matter of light and shade, arranged in accordance with certain optical laws. – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller
  2. The Nipe had robbed an optical products company in Miami. – Anything You Can Do ... by Gordon Randall Garrett