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1. optical

adjective. ['ˈɑːptɪkəl'] relating to or using sight.

Synonyms

  • visual
  • ocular

Antonyms

  • invisible

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • optic (English)
  • opticus (Latin)

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2. optical

adjective. ['ˈɑːptɪkəl'] of or relating to or resembling the eye.

Synonyms

  • opthalmic
  • ocular

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • optic (English)
  • opticus (Latin)

3. prism

noun. ['ˈprɪzəm'] optical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz; used to deviate a beam or invert an image.

Synonyms

  • optical device
  • spectroscope
  • erecting prism
  • telescope
  • biprism
  • scope
  • prism spectroscope

Etymology

  • prisma (Latin)
  • πρίσμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. prism

noun. ['ˈprɪzəm'] a polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces (the bases) and whose lateral faces are parallelograms.

Synonyms

  • triangular prism
  • quadrangular prism
  • parallelopipedon
  • parallelopiped
  • polyhedron
  • parallelepipedon

Etymology

  • prisma (Latin)
  • πρίσμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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