- Navigation. a network of parallels and meridians on a map or chart.
- Optics. a reticle.
Origin of graticule
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- the grid of intersecting lines, esp of latitude and longitude on which a map is drawn
- another name for reticle
- a transparent scale in front of a cathode-ray oscilloscope or other measuring instrument
C19: from French, from Latin crāticula, from crātis wickerwork
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