Definition of 'optic'
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Surely this money would have been better spent on fibre optic broadband for all. The Sun (2013)This puts pressure on the eyeball and can damage the optic nerve. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Use the best optics you can possibly afford. Photographers Handbook (1993)Heavy users should consider a fibre optic broadband supplier. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They found a swelling on his optic nerve and advised going to hospital. The Sun (2015)They then use his own optic nerves to transmit messages to the brain. The Sun (2009)It was as if their brains were connected along the firing of their optic nerves. The Broken God (1993)It detects light and sends electrical signals to his optic nerve. The Sun (2012)But he tells me neither of these are any good for him as his optic nerves are shot. The Sun (2008)It also said that the service had helped drive take-up of its fibre optic network. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We are the first company to put fibre optic broadband into Brittany. The Sun (2016)My father got a call offering him an upgrade to fibre optic broadband for 15 a month. The Sun (2013)The swelling is so bad medics can't tell if the optic nerve is damaged. The Sun (2010)One of the force's control rooms was the first site in the country to use fibre optics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A brain tumour may cause the optic disc to swell. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Unlike copper, which carries data via an electrical signal, fibre optics use light to send data. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He was at the vanguard of Britain's computing industry and pushed for the widespread use of fibre optics over copper wire. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'optic'
British English: optic ADJECTIVE
Optic means relating to the eyes or to sight.
The optic nerve is a part of the brain.
Definition of optic from the Collins English Dictionary
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