optime

[ op-tuh-mee ]
/ ˈɒp təˌmi /
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noun

(formerly at Cambridge University, England) a student taking second or third honors in the mathematical tripos.Compare wrangler(def 2).

Nearby words

  1. opticociliary,
  2. opticokinetic nystagmus,
  3. opticopupillary,
  4. optics,
  5. optimal,
  6. optimism,
  7. optimist,
  8. optimistic,
  9. optimization,
  10. optimize

Origin of optime

1700–10; extracted from Latin phrase optimē (disputasti) (you have argued) very well

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