Definition of reticle in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈrɛtɪk(ə)l


  • North American term for graticule.
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    • In fact, the extremely complex reticles that will be required to extend optical lithography below 100 nm will make the cost of ownership impractical for low-volume applications.
    • Even autocollimators with micrometer-driven reticles used with averaged multiple readings require a skilled operator to achieve accurate, repeatable results.
    • Several different reticles are available that are tailored to the type of long range shooting envisioned.


mid 18th century: from Latin reticulum 'net'.

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