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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument.

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  • I have just learned via a MetaFilter post the word graticule, which is obscure enough that it's not in the American Heritage Dictionary.
  • The geohashing algorithm generates a point on the Earth within each square bordered by integer latitude and longitude lines (known as a graticule).
  • Hence graticuled ppl. a., fitted with a graticule.
  • July 398/2 A graduation line is centred in the microscope eyepiece graticule. for more
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