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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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- In computing and optical disc recording technologies, an optical disc (OD) is a flat, usually circular disc that encodes binary data (bits) in the form...
- IBM defines optical storage as "any storage method that uses a laser to store and retrieve data from optical media." Britannica notes that it "uses low-power...
- An optical instrument (or "optic" for short) is a device that processes light waves (or photons), either to enhance an image for viewing or to analyze...
- A laser is a device that emits light through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of electromagnetic radiation. The word...
- Optical computing or photonic computing uses light waves produced by lasers or incoherent sources for data processing, data storage or data communication...
- Target Optical is an optical company located inside Target stores across the United States. Target Optical was founded by the Cole National Corp in 1995...
- Optical pumping is a process in which light is used to raise (or "pump") electrons from a lower energy level in an atom or molecule to a higher one. It...