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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Optics  \Op"tics\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  optique  L.  optice,  Gr  ?  (sc.  ?). 
  See  {Optic}.] 
  That  branch  of  physical  science  which  treats  of  the  nature 
  and  properties  of  light,  the  laws  of  its  modification  by 
  opaque  and  transparent  bodies,  and  the  phenomena  of  vision. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  study  of  the  physical  properties  of  light 

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