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optics

op·tics

optics

pronunciation:
ap tihks
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part of speech: plural noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the science of sight and the properties of light.
Word Parts
The word optics contains the following parts:
op, ops, opt, opto, ophthalm, ophthalmo, -opia, -opsy Greek root that means eye, visual condition, vision, sight, inspection
synonyms:
ocul
 
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology