noun. ['ˈɑːptɪks'] the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light.
- natural philosophy
Words that Rhyme with Optics
Example sentences of the word optics
1. Noun, plural
Fiber optics were also developed in 1970, setting the stage for a new era of telecommunications.
The optics package will display the image captured from the other end of the fiber optic cable.
Quotes containing the word optics
1. When asked about which scientist he'd like to meet, Neil deGrasse Tyson said, "Isaac Newton. No question about it. The smartest person ever to walk the face of this earth. The man was connected to the universe in spooky ways. He discovered the laws of motion, the laws of gravity, the laws of optics. Then he turned 26.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson
noun. ['ˈɑːptɪks'] optical properties.