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Noun: optics  óp-tiks
  1. The branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light
  2. Optical properties
    "the optics of a telescope"
Noun: optic  óp-tik
  1. The organ of sight
    - eye, oculus

Type of: natural philosophy, physics, property, receptor, sense organ, sensory receptor

Part of: face, human face, visual system

Encyclopedia: Optics