Definition of Optical phenomenon
1. Noun. A physical phenomenon related to or involving light.
Specialized synonyms: Aberration, Distortion, Optical Aberration, Absorption Band, Diffraction, Fringe, Interference Fringe, Incidence, Optical Illusion, Pleochroism, Polarisation, Polarization, Parallax, Tyndall Effect
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Optical Phenomenon
Literary usage of Optical phenomenon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Travels in the Air by Camille Flammarion, Wilfrid Fonvielle, Gaston Tissandier (1871)
"... and the last links which divide men and nations will be severed. optical phenomenon OBS«RVI! ..."
2. Physical Geography, Or The Terraqueous Globe and Its Phenomena by William Desborough Cooley (1876)
"Aurora not equally visible from all sides—its great Velocity—an Optical Phenomenon—Zone of its frequent Appearance. ..."
3. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Sir David Brewster (1826)
"... and with every respect for Mr Fisher's talents as an observer and mathematician. ART. VI.—Remarks on an optical phenomenon observed at sunrise ..."
4. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1904)
"But here the resemblance stops, for the rotation in the optical phenomenon is that of the vector which represents the disturbance. ..."