graticule


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graticule

(grat -ă-kyool) A glass plate or cell bearing a grid, cross wires, or graduated scale that is set in the focal plane of the eyepiece of a telescope and is used for positioning or measuring.

graticule

[′grad·ə‚kyül]
(mapping)
A network of lines representing the earth's parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude on a map, chart, or plotting sheet.
(optics)
A scale at the focal plane of an optical instrument to aid in the measurement of objects.

graticule

graticule
Graticules of a gyro gunsight.
graticule
Graticules on a globe.
i. An array of lines used for aiming, measuring, or determining spatial relationship. Normally used in gun sights, HUDs (head-up displays), maps, and charts.
ii. In cartography, a network of lines representing the earth's parallel of latitude and meridians of longitude.
iii. A scale at the focal plane of an optical instrument to aid in the measurement of objects.
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Though Scripture provided medieval scholars with a graticule derived from sacred history that could translate particular spatial intelligence about the world into culturally relevant geographical information, it also conditioned spatial understanding in another way, for topography itself might be regarded as a tangible manifestation of the operation of Providence in time.
When he found early drafts less than satisfactory, compensating adjustments to the graticule were made and the continents replotted.
He also donated a cross bar micrometer graticule jig, his bifilar micrometer, his chronograph and a handheld terrestrial telescope which was later auctioned via Sotheby's.
Measurements were taken of all specimens using a graticule and are given below as averages in millimeters with standard deviations in parentheses.
Large regions of parenchymal extinction were defined by the presence of scars at least 2 mm in least dimension, determined with an eyepiece graticule.
9 [degrees], and the red illuminated graticule is automatically controlled by scene luminescence.
Color coding can be used to differentiate between stored and active signals and it is possible to use color to differentiate the graticule from the signal.
Oocyte size was determined from histological sections using an eyepiece graticule calibrated with a stage micrometer (x400).
The HD2SD features a safe action and safe title graticule generator, a test pattern generator and has oversampling of 16 x for SD.
5, resulting in a slightly too wide graticule with outward bulging sides and too much shape distortion near the map edges.