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Meaning of RETICULE

Pronunciation:  'reti`kyool

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument
  2. [n]  a woman's drawstring handbag; usually made of net or beading or brocade; used in 18th and 19th centuries

RETICULE is a 8 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: graticule, reticle
 See Also: bag, cross hair, cross wire, eyepiece, handbag, mesh, meshing, meshwork, net, network, ocular, pocketbook, purse, reticulation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ret"i*cule\, n.. [F. r['e]ticule, L. reticulum, dim.
of rete a net. Cf.{Retina}, {Reticle}.]
1. A little bag, originally of network; a woman's workbag, or
   a little bag to be carried in the hand. --De Quincey.

2. A system of wires or lines in the focus of a telescope or
   other instrument; a reticle.