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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument [syn: reticle, reticule, graticule]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, from Latin craticula fine latticework, diminutive of cratis wickerwork, hurdle Date: 1914 1. reticle 2. the network of lines of latitude and longitude upon which a map is drawn

U.S. Military Dictionary

(*) 1. In cartography, a network of lines representing the Earth's parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude. 2. In imagery interpretation, see reticle.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 fine lines or fibres incorporated in a telescope or other optical instrument as a measuring scale or as an aid in locating objects. 2 Surveying a network of lines on paper representing meridians and parallels. Etymology: F f. med.L graticula for craticula gridiron f. L cratis hurdle

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Graticule Grat"i*cule, n. [F. See Graticulation.] A design or draught which has been divided into squares, in order to reproduce it in other dimensions.



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