eyepiece

[ ahy-pees ]
/ ˈaɪˌpis /
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noun

the lens or combination of lenses in an optical instrument through which the eye views the image formed by the objective lens or lenses; ocular.

Origin of eyepiece

First recorded in 1780–90; eye + piece
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British Dictionary definitions for eyepiece

eyepiece

/ (ˈaɪˌpiːs) /

noun

the lens or combination of lenses in an optical instrument nearest the eye of the observer

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Medicine definitions for eyepiece

eyepiece

[ īpēs′ ]

n.

The compound lens located at the end of a microscope tube nearest the eye.eyeglass

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Science definitions for eyepiece

eyepiece

[ īpēs′ ]

The lens or group of lenses closest to the eye in an optical instrument such as a telescope or microscope.

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