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optical cube
Biprism Bi"prism, n. [Pref. bi- + prism.] 1. A prism whose refracting angle is very nearly 180 degrees. 2. A combination of two short rectangular glass prisms cemented together at their diagonal faces so as to form a cube; -- called also optical cube. It is used in one form of photometer.
Optically
Optically Op"tic*al*ly, adv. By optics or sight; with reference to optics.
Optically active
Optically active, Optically inactive (Chem. Physics), terms used of certain metameric substances which, while identical with each other in other respects, differ in this, viz., that they do or do not produce right-handed or left-handed circular polarization of light. Optically positive, Optically negative. See under Refraction.
Optically inactive
Optically active, Optically inactive (Chem. Physics), terms used of certain metameric substances which, while identical with each other in other respects, differ in this, viz., that they do or do not produce right-handed or left-handed circular polarization of light. Optically positive, Optically negative. See under Refraction.
Optically negative
Optically active, Optically inactive (Chem. Physics), terms used of certain metameric substances which, while identical with each other in other respects, differ in this, viz., that they do or do not produce right-handed or left-handed circular polarization of light. Optically positive, Optically negative. See under Refraction.
Optically positive
Optically active, Optically inactive (Chem. Physics), terms used of certain metameric substances which, while identical with each other in other respects, differ in this, viz., that they do or do not produce right-handed or left-handed circular polarization of light. Optically positive, Optically negative. See under Refraction.
Scoptical
Scoptic Scop"tic, Scoptical Scop"tic*al, a. [Gr. skwptiko`s, from skw`ptein to mock, to scoff at.] Jesting; jeering; scoffing. [Obs.] --South. -- Scop"tic*al*ly, adv. [Obs.]
Scoptically
Scoptic Scop"tic, Scoptical Scop"tic*al, a. [Gr. skwptiko`s, from skw`ptein to mock, to scoff at.] Jesting; jeering; scoffing. [Obs.] --South. -- Scop"tic*al*ly, adv. [Obs.]
Synoptical
Synoptic Syn*op"tic, Synoptical Syn*op"tic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. synoptique. See Synopsis.] Affording a general view of the whole, or of the principal parts of a thing; as, a synoptic table; a synoptical statement of an argument. ``The synoptic Gospels.' --Alford. -- Syn*op"tic*al*ly, adv.
Synoptically
Synoptic Syn*op"tic, Synoptical Syn*op"tic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. synoptique. See Synopsis.] Affording a general view of the whole, or of the principal parts of a thing; as, a synoptic table; a synoptical statement of an argument. ``The synoptic Gospels.' --Alford. -- Syn*op"tic*al*ly, adv.

Meaning of Optical from wikipedia

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- An optical instrument is a device that processes light waves (or photons), either to enhance an image for viewing or to analyze and determine their characteristic...
- Transitions Optical is a U.S.-based company known for manufacturing photochromic lenses. The company was founded in 1990. In 1991, Transitions Optical became...
- of optical elements remains stable over time. Many optical systems require that vibration of optical elements be kept small. As a result, optical tables...
- Optical computing or photonic computing uses light waves produced by lasers or incoherent sources for data processing, data storage or data communication...
- An optical axis is an imaginary line that p****es through the geometrical center of an optical system such as a camera lens, microscope or telescopic sight...
- Optical tweezers (originally called single-beam gradient force trap) are scientific instruments that use a highly focused laser beam to hold and move...