Definition of optic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɒptɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːptɪk//
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[usually before noun] (specialist) connected with the eye or the sense of sight the optic nerve (= from the eye to the brain) Word Originlate Middle English: from French optique or medieval Latin opticus, from Greek optikos, from optos ‘seen’.

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