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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.
The eyepiece of an optical instrument.
(Medicine) of or relating to the eye
(General Physics) another name for eyepiece
[C16: from Latin oculāris from oculus eye]
oc•u•lar(ˈɒk yə lər)
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.
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.
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|Noun||1.||ocular - 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 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"|
ocular[ˈɒkjʊləʳ] ADJ → ocular
adj (form) → okular (spec)
a. ocular, visual, rel. a los ojos o a la vista.
___ foreign body ___ → cuerpo extraño;
___ movements → movimientos;
___;ataxia → ataxia ___;
___ cone → cono ___;
vertigo ___ → vértigo ___.