a network of fine lines, wires, or the like placed in the focus of the eyepiece of an optical instrument.
- Also reticule.
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How to use reticle in a sentence
Gleaming like the chassis of a spaceship, it holds the glass reticle and also has mounted on it huge, barrel-shaped molecular pumps.
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British Dictionary definitions for reticle
a network of fine lines, wires, etc, placed in the focal plane of an optical instrument to assist measurement of the size or position of objects under observation: Also called: graticule
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