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Meaning of OCULAR

Pronunciation:  'âkyulur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments
  2. [adj]  able to be seen; "be sure of it; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare; "a visual presentation"; "a visual image"
  3. [adj]  relating to or using sight; "ocular inspection"; "an optical illusion"; "visual powers"; "visual navigation"
  4. [adj]  of or relating to or resembling the eye; "ocular muscles"; "an ocular organ"; "ocular diseases"; "the optic (or optical) axis of the eye"; "an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light"

OCULAR is a 6 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: eyepiece, opthalmic, optic, optical, seeable, visible, visual, visual
 See Also: binocular, binoculars, field glasses, graticule, lens, lens system, light microscope, opera glasses, optical telescope, reticle, reticule, sight



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Oc"u*lar\, a. [L. ocularis, ocularius, fr. oculus the
    eye: cf.F. oculaire. See {Eye}, and cf. {Antler},
    1. Depending on, or perceived by, the eye; received by actual
       sight; personally seeing or having seen; as, ocular proof.
             Thomas was an ocular witness of Christ's death.
    2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the eye; optic.
  2. \Oc"u*lar\, n. (Opt.)
    The eyepiece of an optical instrument, as of a telescope or
Medical Dictionary
 Definition: Pertaining to the eye.
Biology Dictionary
  1. This refers to anything that has to do with the eye or with vision.
  2. Ocular refers to the eye.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: achromatic lens, astigmatic lens, burning glass, camera, coated lens, concave lens, concavo-convex lens, condenser, convex lens, eye, eyeball, eyeglass, eyepiece, glass, hand lens, lamp, lens, magnifier, magnifying glass, meniscus, object glass, objective, objective prism, oculus, ogle, ophthalmic, optic, optical, orb, peeper, prism, reader, reading glass, seeable, seeing, telephoto lens, toric lens, varifocal lens, viewable, visible, visional, visual, winker, zoom lens