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"optic" in British English

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opticadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈɒp.tɪk/  us   /ˈɑːp.tɪk/ specialized

opticnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɒp.tɪk/  us   /ˈɑːp.tɪk/ UK
a ​deviceattached to a ​bottle of spirits in a ​bar that ​measures the ​correctamount for one (= one ​smalldrink)
(Definition of optic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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opticadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɑp·tɪk/ medical
referring to the ​eyes: the optic ​nerve
(Definition of optic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “optic”
in Chinese (Simplified) 光学的, 眼睛的, 视觉的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 光學的, 眼睛的, 視覺的…
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