- of, relating to, or for the eyes: ocular movements.
- of the nature of an eye: an ocular organ.
- performed or perceived by the eye or eyesight.
- Optics. eyepiece.
Origin of ocular
Examples from the Web for ocular
Contemporary Examples of ocular
He has obsessive-compulsive disorder and ocular motor sensory deficit (he has trouble reading).Jimmy Connors Memoir Shows He Wasn’t Misunderstood, He Was Just a Jerk
May 14, 2013
Historical Examples of ocular
Ocular sclerite: the first or protocerebral segment of the head.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
Hence, we must counteract the ocular deception by an adjustment of proportions.Ten Books on Architecture
I will answer the question, and show thee, by ocular proof, very soon.The Substance of a Dream
F. W. Bain
But all the musical, ocular, and facial beauties are absent from writing.
He returned to his work, and set the appearance down to an ocular illusion.Put Yourself in His Place
- of or relating to the eye
- another name for eyepiece
Word Origin for ocular
c.1500, from Late Latin ocularis "of the eyes," from Latin oculus "an eye," from PIE root *okw- "to see" (cf. Gothic augo, Old English eage "eye;" see eye (n.)). As a noun, 1835, from the adjective.
- Of or relating to the eye or the sense of sight.
- Resembling the eye in form or function.
- The eyepiece of a microscope.
- Of or relating to the eye or the sense of vision.
- The eyepiece of a microscope, telescope, or other optical instrument.