What does optical mean?

Definitions for optical
ˈɒp tɪ kəlop·ti·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. optical(adj)

    of or relating to or involving light or optics

    "optical supplies"

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

    relating to or using sight

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

  3. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. optical(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to sight; visual

  2. optical(Adjective)

    Designed to assist or enhance sight

    A microscope is an optical instrument.

  3. optical(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to optics

    Refraction is an optical effect.

  4. optical(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to visible light

    Optical telescopes don't work when it is cloudy.

  5. optical(Adjective)

    Incorporating light-sensitive devices

    An optical switch opens the door automatically.

Freebase

  1. Optical

    Matt Quinn, better known as Optical, is a drum and bass producer and DJ from England. He is best known for his work with Ed Rush, fellow head of the Virus Recordings label, and as a pioneer of the techstep and neurofunk sound. His first single for Metalheadz, 'To Shape the Future'/'Raging Calm' and his collaborative material with Ed Rush, such as the Wormhole, album were archetypal developments in the style. The duo followed this debut album with The Creeps and The Original Doctor Shade, as well as countless singles and remixes. He also notably did most of the engineering and production work for Grooverider's album Mysteries of Funk. In addition, he has produced solo, and released in collaboration with many artists, including Trace, Dom & Roland, Fierce, and his brother Matrix. His music appears continuously in the WipEout series of videogames, notable for its association with electronica and electronic dance musics.

Anagrams for optical »

  1. capitol, Capitol

  2. topical

  3. Capitol

How to pronounce optical?

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How to say optical in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of optical in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of optical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of optical in a Sentence

  1. Feng Wenhai:

    The city will also push forward the planning and construction of a maritime medical rescue center. Submarine optical cables will be laid and put into use this year, and WiFi will cover all inhabited islands and reefs.

  2. Feng Wenhai:

    The city will also push forward the planning and construction of a maritime medical rescue center. Submarine optical cables will be laid and put into use this year, and Wi-Fi will cover all inhabited islands and reefs.

  3. Julia Goh:

    We see continued support in exports of the electrical and electronic sector, chemicals, machinery appliances, optical equipment and manufactures of metal. This has more than offset the declines in commodity exports.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    A human being is part of a whole, called by us the 'Universe,' a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest--a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

  5. Geoff Ogilvy:

    It's an optical illusion on the second shot, it's uphill, but it looks downhill. It plays a fraction longer than you want it to. The stance you have wants you to hit a draw. But if you miss a shot with the ball above your feet, it's often to the right. And that's where all the trouble is.

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