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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light.

Usage examples (38)
  • Changes in pupil size alter the optics of the eye, resulting in changes in the quality of the retinal image.
  • Wiring your home for fibre optics is one alternative.
  • Coinciding with Cartesian optics is the birth of linear perspective.
  • I first heard the word optics in the run up to the Belfast Agreement. for more
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