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oc·u·lar

 (ŏk′yə-lər)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to the eye: ocular exercises; ocular muscles.
b. Resembling the eye in form or function: ocular spots; an ocular organ.
2. Of or relating to the sense of sight: an ocular aberration.
3. Seen by the eye; visual: ocular proof.
n.
The eyepiece of an optical instrument.

[Late Latin oculāris, from Latin oculus, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]

ocular

(ˈɒkjʊlə)
adj
(Medicine) of or relating to the eye
n
(General Physics) another name for eyepiece
[C16: from Latin oculāris from oculus eye]
ˈocularly adv

oc•u•lar

(ˈɒk yə lər)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or for the eyes.
2. of the nature of an eye.
3. performed or perceived by the eye or eyesight.
n.
[1565–75; < Latin oculāris=ocul(us) eye + -āris -ar1]
oc′u•lar•ly, adv.

oc·u·lar

(ŏk′yə-lər)
1. Of or having to do with the eye or the sense of vision.
2. The eyepiece of a microscope, telescope, or other optical instrument.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ocular - combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instrumentsocular - combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments
binoculars, field glasses, opera glasses - an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyes
lens, lens system, lense - a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
light microscope - microscope consisting of an optical instrument that magnifies the image of an object
optical telescope - an astronomical telescope designed to collect and record light from cosmic sources
graticule, reticle, reticule - a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument
sights - an optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument
Adj.1.ocular - of or relating to or resembling the eye; "ocular muscles"; "an ocular organ"; "ocular diseases"; "the optic (or optical) axis of the eye"; "an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light"
2.ocular - relating to or using sightocular - relating to or using sight; "ocular inspection"; "an optical illusion"; "visual powers"; "visual navigation"
3.ocular - visible; "be sure of it; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare; "a visual presentation"; "a visual image"
seeable, visible - capable of being seen; or open to easy view; "a visible object"; "visible stars"; "mountains visible in the distance"; "a visible change of expression"; "visible files"
Translations

ocular

[ˈɒkjʊləʳ] ADJocular

ocular

adj (form)okular (spec)

oc·u·lar

a. ocular, visual, rel. a los ojos o a la vista.
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ocular

adj ocular
References in classic literature ?
You would not have needed the final ocular proof that I had--the weird rhamphorhynchus-like creature which he had brought back with him from the inner world.
The Frenchmen, and they alone, having had ocular proof of the accomplishment of the daring project, naturally became Dr.
The evidence that the house is haunted is of two kinds: the testimony of disinterested witnesses who have had ocular proof, and that of the house itself.
Oh the varieties of dust for ocular use, offered in exchange for the gold dust of the Golden Dustman
You are more like the twelfth, to my ocular knowledge.
Confused, delirious with excitement and provincial longings, they tried to make ocular responses to the megaphonic ritual.
Surely a plain statement of facts followed by ocular demonstration ought to suffice.
At this stage of the process, some one of the party suggested feathers; but the suggestion was at once overruled by the dwarf, who soon convinced the eight, by ocular demonstration, that the hair of such a brute as the ourang-outang was much more efficiently represented by flu.
Her back seemed to be endowed with a sensitiveness to ocular beams--even her clothing--so alive was she to a fancied gaze which might be resting upon her from the outside of that barn.
In torment he was helped by her to dress, and in torment he went forth from the house so that his world should have ocular evidence that the beating he had received did not keep him in bed.
Mr Tappertit smiled grimly at his comrade; and twisting out one more look--a kind of ocular screw--under the influence of which the blind man feigned to undergo great anguish and torture, bade him, in a softened tone, approach, and hold his peace.
Nathaniel Pipkin had ocular demonstration of the fact, that the rumours of old Lobbs's treasures were not exaggerated.