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eye·piece

 (ī′pēs′)
n.
The lens or lens group closest to the eye in an optical instrument; an ocular. Also called eyeglass.
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eyepiece

(ˈaɪˌpiːs)
n
(General Physics) the lens or combination of lenses in an optical instrument nearest the eye of the observer
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eye•piece

(ˈaɪˌpis)

n.
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.
[1780–90]
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eye·piece

(ī′pēs′)
The lens or group of lenses closest to the eye in an optical instrument such as a telescope.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eyepiece - combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instrumentseyepiece - 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
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Translations

eyepiece

[ˈaɪpiːs] Nocular 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] nombre f à paupières
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eye·piece

n. ocular.
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Its spring-loaded clamp and innovative 3-axis adjustments permit you to place your device's camera perfectly against virtually any eyepiece on a telescope, binocular, or microscope quickly and precisely.
The angled eyepiece and rotating tripod mount make spotting easier from standing or prone positions.
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Equipped with an adjustable, angled eyepiece with 20 to 60 times magnification, this spotting scope offers maximum flexibility.
A toilet-paper roll can be cut to the desired length, which is calculated as length of the eyepiece + 15 mm, placed over the eyepiece and used as an adapter (Figure 1, A through D).
Often these youngsters pretended to see something through the telescope even when their eye was clearly not aligned with the eyepiece. I've met many amateur astronomers who have faced similar challenges with very young children at star parties.
The 60mm I design comes with a 16-48x zoom eyepiece, while the 82mm has a 20-60x eyepiece.
She used her 12-inch and 16-inch S/C telescopes with an Astrometric eyepiece to measure the position and separation of a 16 double stars in Circinus.
Researchers can use either the safety viewing eyepiece or substitute a snap-on camera adapter.
Simon Dawes' letter in the October Journal (120(5), 322) regarding a low power eyepiece recalls a topic discussed before.
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