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optical
American English: /ˈɑptək(ə)l/
British English: /ˈɒptɪk(ə)l/

Translation of optical in Spanish:

adjective

  • optical character reader
    lectora (feminine) óptica or lector (masculine) óptico de caracteres
    optical character recognition
    Example sentences
    • Radio astronomy is a young field relative to optical astronomy.
    • Hooper declared at the outset of his book that optical toys could hone visual perception and, consequently, prime social vigilance.
    • The new system should help remove the optical trickery that occurs when assistant referees fail to position themselves correctly on the sidelines.

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