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reticle Line breaks: ret|icle
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛtɪk(ə)l/

Definition of reticle in English:


North American term for graticule.
Example sentences
  • 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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