photics

[ foh-tiks ]
/ ˈfoʊ tɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the science of light.

Nearby words

  1. phot-,
  2. phot.,
  3. photalgia,
  4. photic,
  5. photic zone,
  6. photinia,
  7. photism,
  8. photius,
  9. photo,
  10. photo call

Origin of photics

First recorded in 1855–60; see origin at photic, -ics

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