Definitions for opticˈɒp tɪk

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word optic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eye, oculus, optic(adj)

    the organ of sight

  2. ocular, optic, optical, opthalmic(adj)

    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"

  3. ocular, optic, optical, visual(adj)

    relating to or using sight

    "ocular inspection"; "an optical illusion"; "visual powers"; "visual navigation"

Wiktionary

  1. optic(Noun)

    An eye.

  2. optic(Noun)

    A lens or other part of an optical instrument that interacts with light.

  3. optic(Noun)

    A measuring device with a small window, attached to an upside-down bottle, used to dispense alcoholic drinks in a bar.

  4. optic(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the eye or to vision.

  5. optic(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to optics or optical instruments.

Anagrams for optic »

  1. picot

  2. cop it

  3. topic

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rubens Belfort Jr.:

    Because the lesion is at the portion of the optic nerve that is inside the eye.

  2. Francesco Starace:

    While we are visiting these homes, the same people that will shut the power off and take the old meter out ... can also put in fibre optic cables into the pipe going out to our cabin.

  3. Jake Olson:

    When I was 8 months old, I was diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer called retinoblastoma, when the doctors found my cancer, it was completely taking over my left eye ... the greatest fear is the cancer spreading through the optic nerve to the brain.

  4. Roger Kay:

    Internet protocol was designed to be highly robust and decentralized, there are a few big ‘trunks,’ huge fiber-optic cables that run undersea and carry much of the traffic from, say, the U.S. to Japan, but there are multiples of most of those and other routes, like satellite, even if they all go out.

  5. Francesco Starace:

    While we are visiting these homes, the same people that will shut the power off and take the old meter out ... can also put in fibre optic cables into the pipe going out to our cabin, what we are proposing is to give the opportunity to ... use our pipelines, do not destroy walls, do not break everything, just use that. This will reduce the cost of fibre cable laying by a factor of five.

Images & Illustrations of optic


Translations for optic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for optic »

Translation

Find a translation for the optic definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these optic definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"optic." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 12 Feb. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/optic>.

Are we missing a good definition for optic? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for optic:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.