• WordNet 3.6
    • n reticle 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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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Reticle A reticule. See Reticule, 2.
    • Reticle A small net.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n reticle Same as reticule, 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Reticle ret′i-kl Same as Reticule.
    • n Reticle ret′i-kl a little network bag: a lady's workbag: an attachment to a telescope consisting of a network of lines ruled on glass
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Reticule
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. reticulumrete, net.


In news:

The product line includes a pen-size 25x scope with pocket clip and a metric measurement glass reticle.
New models of Burris' SixX Series include the 2X-12X 40-mm and 2X-12X 50-mm rifle scopes with illuminated reticles that are available now, the company announced.
Reticle Research analyst Ross Rubin notes there are different kinds of innovation , and different companies excel in different areas.
Fiber-optic sights will never match an illuminated reticle in a bright scope for low-light shooting, but when scopes are not legal or open sights are preferred, you can't beat that colored glow.

In science:

In   a coronograph made of a reticle in the focal plane enabled astronomers to detect a circumstellar disk around the star (cid:12) Pictoris (Smith & Terrile  , Vilas & Smith,  ).
High angular resolution coronography for adaptive optics
After optimization of the tilt, the bimorph frame was moved so that the drive mass was centered in the x-y plane with respect to the shield membrane; a telescope with a reticle aided this centering process.
Constraints on Yukawa-Type Deviations from Newtonian Gravity at 20 Microns
The present focus of further development lies in making larger area devices for instance by stitching over reticle boundaries [?], increasing the charge collection performance in the epi-layer by triple-well [?], photo-gate [?], and photo-FET [?,?] techniques and developing a higher radiation tolerance.
2D Detectors for Particle Physics and for Imaging Applications