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optical system

[′äp·tə·kəl ‚sis·təm]
(optics)
A collection comprising mirrors, lens, prisms, and other devices, placed in some specified configuration, which reflect, refract, disperse, absorb, polarize, or otherwise act on light.
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In summary, a good optical system has a smaller footprint than a CMM and often costs less too.
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