Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
The lens or lens group closest to the eye in an optical instrument; an ocular. Also called eyeglass.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(General Physics) the lens or combination of lenses in an optical instrument nearest the eye of the observer
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
the lens or combination of lenses in an optical instrument through which the eye views the image formed by the objective lens or lenses; ocular.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
The lens or group of lenses closest to the eye in an optical instrument such as a telescope.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||eyepiece - 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
eyepiece[ˈaɪpiːs] N → ocular m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
eyepiece[ˈaɪpiːs] n [microscope, telescope] → oculaire meye shadow eye-shadow [ˈaɪʃædəʊ] n → ombre f à paupières
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012