optical plastic

optical plastic

[′äp·tə·kəl ′plas·tik]
(materials)
A plastic which is transparent to light, occasionally used in optical systems for reasons of economy, special index-dispersion relation, light weight, and non-brittleness.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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