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optical

 [op´tĭ-kal]
visual; see vision.

op·tic

, optical (op'tik, op'ti-kăl),
Relating to the eye, vision, or optics.
[G. optikos]

optical

/op·ti·cal/ (op´tĭ-k'l) visual.

optical

(ŏp′tĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to sight; visual: an optical defect.
2. Designed to assist sight: optical instruments.
3. Of or relating to optics.
4. Relating to or using visible light: optical astronomy.
5. Using light-sensitive devices.

op′ti·cal·ly adv.

optical

See optic.

op·tic

, optical (op'tik, -ti-kăl)
Relating to the eye, vision, or optics.
[G. optikos]

optical

pertaining to vision.
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