reticle
noun Etymology: Latin reticulum small net Date: circa 1731 a scale on transparent material (as in an optical instrument) used especially for measuring or aiming

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  • Reticle — Ret i*cle, n. [See {Reticule}.] 1. A small net. [1913 Webster] 2. A reticule. See {Reticule}, 2. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reticle — 1650s, from L. reticulum, dim. of rete net (see RETICULATE (Cf. reticulate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • reticle — [ret′ə kəl] n. [L reticulum: see RETICULE] Optics a network of very fine lines, wires, etc. in the focus of the eyepiece of an optical instrument …   English World dictionary

  • Reticle — Crosshairs redirects here. For the fictional characters in Transformers, see Crosshairs (Transformers). A comparison of different reticles used in telescopic sights. The lower right represents a reticle found in the scope of a Russian SVD sniper… …   Wikipedia

  • Reticle — Stepper (links:MA 6) und Mask Aligner (rechts: MJB3) unter photochemisch unwirksamer Belichtung („Gelblicht“) Ein Stepper ist in der Halbleiterindustrie Anlage zur Belichtung und Strukturierung eine Fotolacks bei der Fotolithografie. Der Stepper… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • reticle — matavimo žymė statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Kryžminis ženklelis ar linijų sistema optinio aparato atvaizdo plotmėje. Jis gali būti vienas, kaip kai kuriuose monokuliariniuose prietaisuose, ar kaip vienas iš poros, sudarantis… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • reticle — graticule (a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument. Used to measure the size of such objects as eggs of fishes. Also called reticule) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • reticle — /ret i keuhl/, n. Optics. a network of fine lines, wires, or the like placed in the focus of the eyepiece of an optical instrument. Also, reticule. [1650 60; < L reticulum little net, equiv. to ret (s. of rete) net + i I + culum CLE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • reticle — noun /ˈrɛtɪkəl/ A gridwork or lattice of lines set into the eyepiece of optical instruments to help with measurements or observation …   Wiktionary

  • reticle — Synonyms and related words: arabesque, basketry, basketwork, cancellation, cross hatching, crossing out, filigree, fret, fretwork, grate, grating, grid, gridiron, grille, grillwork, hachure, hatching, interlacement, intertexture, intertwinement,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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