What does optic mean?

Definitions for optic
ˈɒp tɪkop·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eye, oculus, opticadjective

    the organ of sight

  2. ocular, optic, optical, opthalmicadjective

    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, visualadjective

    relating to or using sight

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

Wiktionary

  1. opticnoun

    An eye.

  2. opticnoun

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

  3. opticnoun

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

  4. opticadjective

    Of, or relating to the eye or to vision.

  5. opticadjective

    Of, or relating to optics or optical instruments.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Optic

    -al, op′tik, -al, adj. relating to sight, or to optics.—n. Op′tic (Pope), an organ of sight: an eye.—adv. Op′tically.—ns. Optic′ian, one skilled in optics: one who makes or sells optical instruments; Op′tics (sing.), the science of the nature and laws of vision and light; Optim′eter, Optom′eter, an instrument for measuring the refractive powers of the eye; Optom′etry, the measurement of the visual powers.—Optic axis, the axis of the eye—that is, a line going through the middle of the pupil and the centre of the eye. [Fr. optique—Gr. optikos.]

Entomology

  1. Optic

    relating to the organs of vision.

Anagrams for optic »

  1. picot

  2. cop it

  3. topic

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of optic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of optic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of optic in a Sentence

  1. Emily Chew:

    The retina is an extension of the brain, a third of your brain functions for vision and the retina lines the eyeball and travels back via an optic nerve all the way to the brain.

  2. Joe Meaux:

    My guns are all very recognizable, we do a lot of custom work, there was one Ak-47 copy built from a .22 I identified. Everything from the optic to the way the sling was placed was all very identifiable.

  3. Chief Executive Stella Handler:

    We made significant progress in our fiber-optic trials, and are now prepared to connect thousands of households to this network.

  4. Security Center Bill Evanina:

    When the Biden administration steps in on Day One, they will have an optic of how pernicious and sophisticated the threat — not only from the Chinese Communist Party, but from Russia, Iran, and others, and they will have a head start in trying to find the correct avenues to pivot and understand the threat, and find creative ways to mitigate the threat.

  5. Tanvi Madan:

    I think you will see them try to roll out the red carpet and ensure that he leaves with a good feeling about India. It's not about him, per se, for them, all American presidential visits to India are optic-heavy. In some ways, American presidents go to India to feel loved.

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