optics

Definitions

Astronomy

  • Science and technology of light, and the colloquial term for equipment used to collect and handle light

Construction

  • A system of lenses, filters, prisms, or mirrors used in electronics to direct, disperse, reflect, or otherwise control light rays.

Electronics

Medical

  • noun the study of the visible light spectrum and sight

Military

  • plural noun optical equipment (such as imaging equipment, optic sights, periscopes, etc.)
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