graticule


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grat·i·cule

 (gră′tĭ-kyo͞ol′)
n.
1. See reticle.
2. A grid of longitudinal and latitudinal lines, on which maps are drawn.

[French graticule, grid, from Italian graticola, gridiron for broiling food, grid, from Latin crātīcula, small gridiron; see griddle.]

graticule

(ˈɡrætɪˌkjuːl)
n
1. (Physical Geography) the grid of intersecting lines, esp of latitude and longitude on which a map is drawn
2. (General Engineering) another name for reticle
3. (General Engineering) a transparent scale in front of a cathode-ray oscilloscope or other measuring instrument
[C19: from French, from Latin crāticula, from crātis wickerwork]

graticule

1. In cartography, a network of lines representing the Earth's parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude.
2. In imagery interpretation, see reticle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.graticule - a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument
cross hair, cross wire - either of two fine mutually perpendicular lines that cross in the focus plane of an optical instrument and are use for sighting or calibration; "he had the target in his cross hairs"
eyepiece, ocular - combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments
network - a system of intersecting lines or channels; "a railroad network"; "a network of canals"
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The sections were observed under oil immersion objective to study the characteristics of different types of cells and measurements were taken with a horizontal eyepiece micrometre called graticule, which is calibrated with a stage micrometre.
As shown in Figure 1, the horizontal and vertical labels inside the graticule let you determine that the low level of the clock in this example is about 750 mV and the high level is about 2.4 V.
The maps used 0.5-degree spacing of the graticule and it was found that the Sinusoidal fitted closely.
Measurements were taken using the stereo microscope with a graticule eyepiece and a digital stage (Mitutoyo) reading to 0.01 mm.
Measurement of diameter periglomerular thickness and diameter of renal corpuscles was made after calibrating eyepiece graticule with stage micrometer at various magnifications using x10 and x40 objectives.
A 75% HLG, or 58% PQ, marker is also displayed automatically on the waveform monitor graticule. This represents the reference level, enabling the vision engineer to ensure that any object placed at the centre of interest within a scene occupies the appropriate signal range and that sufficient headroom is reserved for specular highlights.
The sections were deparaffinized, rehydrated, and stained with Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E) and then examined by a qualified histologist under a light microscope (OPLYMPUS BX 51, OLYMPUS) using a graticule 40 and 60x magnification.
Kiuchi, "Usability and reproducibility of tear meniscus values generated via swept-source optical coherence tomography and the slit lamp with a graticule method," International Ophthalmology, vol.
At about 0:44, April 24, 2015, when number 311101 working face was advanced to 50 m away from the withdraw roadway, the anchor cables in the main belt conveyor roadway were fractured, and the roof strata 5-21 m in front of the withdraw roadway fell (i.e., the position filled with red graticule lines shown in Figure 3).
The contact lens centration can be measured easily using the slip lamp and the graticule, but an even more specific way to evaluate the placement of the optics is to use a corneal topographer.
Samples were conducted in accordance with the aceton/triacetin method and then expressed as concentrations of fibrous materials (in f/cc) at a magnification of 400 times by phase contrast microscopy (PCM) inserted into the Walton-Beckett eyepiece graticule (Lange, 2001).
The area of new bone formation was quantified with the aid of an ocular micrometer, having a graticule with 121 points and an objective of four, covering the entire length of the defect.