- opticokinetic nystagmus,
Origin of optics
Origin of optic
Examples from the Web for optics
Irritated members of Congress say that the authorization of the train-and-equip mission is merely about optics.U.S. Hasn’t Even Started Training Rebel Army to Fight ISIS|Tim Mak|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Eli wants to replace her because he is worried Peter will succumb to temptation (“the optics are bad,” he says).‘The Good Wife’ Is Back With a Terrific Fifth Season Premiere|Chancellor Agard|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Skilled in optics as he was, the reinvention was a task neither long nor difficult for him.Astronomy|David Todd
He has a taste for optics also; and knows all about refraction and reflection.Ariadne Florentina|John Ruskin
The Professor of Astronomy was to teach astronomy, optics, navigation, and cosmography.Art in England|Dutton Cook
Suffice it that it was long after I had read enough of Optics to have taught any child how such colours came there.Household Education|Harriet Martineau
Yet more; the difference is as great between The optics seeing, as the object seen.Essay on Man|Alexander Pope
Word Origin for optic
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.)).