TV is all about the optics and 80 percent of the American public bought in to the hour-long speech.
Clearly, dispatching an adviser to make sure a two-state solution was in the Republican Party platform was just about optics.
The Carter lovefest shows insensitivity to the buzzword of this year—the optics—not just with Israel but with American voters.
This prompted a lengthy discussion of optics and theatre among the panelists.
Mutual friends encouraged a get-together, believing that the optics alone would be good for the country.
The old workers had taught themselves many of the secrets of optics.
She fixed her optics for a moment on the crumpled piece of paper, but she saw it not.
The science of optics can work out these complementary colours with mathematical exactness.
He has a taste for optics also; and knows all about refraction and reflection.
Thomas Young's fundamental discovery in optics was that the principle of Interference was applicable to light.
early 15c., from Middle French optique, obtique (c.1300) and directly from Medieval Latin opticus "of sight or seeing," from Greek optikos "of or having to do with sight," from optos "seen, visible," from op-, root of opsesthai "be going to see," related to ops "eye," from PIE *okw- "to see" (see eye (n.)).
optics op·tics (ŏp'tĭks)
The science concerned with the properties of light, its refraction and absorption, and the refracting media of the eye.
optic op·tic (ŏp'tĭk) or op·ti·cal (ŏp'tĭ-kəl)
Of or relating to the eye or vision.
Of or relating to the science of optics or optical equipment.
The scientific study of light and vision. The study of optics led to the development of more general theories of electromagnetic radiation and theories of color.