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noun as in eyesight

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noun as in vision

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The team used optics techniques to bend the tube into a circular shape, creating a vortex ring.

Milestones in optics and imaging technology have enabled astronomers to observe a great deal of the universe’s history.

At the brand’s optics lab in France, designers machine-simulated 20 million possible combinations of wavelength filters.

This may be more of an optics issue, restoring confidence with the American people, and in my state, we actually do believe there was tremendous fraud.

He mined the staff of Tessera, an optics business in North Carolina, to build a manufacturing team.

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Irritated members of Congress say that the authorization of the train-and-equip mission is merely about optics.

But, having himself campaigned by hitting others for their lack of involvement, Perry obviously understands the optics of crisis.

This prompted a lengthy discussion of optics and theatre among the panelists.

In terms of the optics, let us not forget that the United States is facing a new and extremely dangerous enemy in ISIS.

And despite the urgent optics of the border kids crisis, our D.C. politicos would rather demagogue the issue than deal with it.

Scientists tell us that from the point of view of optics the human eye is a clumsy instrument poorly contrived for its work.

The Optics were not published till 1704, but had been composed many years previously.

My two big toes placed simultaneously over both his optics caused a halt so abrupt as almost to unseat me.

"Peleg, you're a sight for tired optics," said Tom, giving the man's hand a squeeze that made him wince.

The Professor of Astronomy was to teach astronomy, optics, navigation, and cosmography.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to optics, such as: perception, seeing, sight, view, perceiving, and range of view.

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