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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Perceiving the world through the lens of the Sacred Text, using Scripture as an epistemological filter to winnow all spacio-historical information, the resultant data were then projected onto the map's graticule according to their relative eschatological significance.
Under a binocular dissecting microscope, two mutually perpendicular lengths across the eyeball (the distances between tangents to its outer surface) were measured using the parallel lines of an eyepiece graticule.
Head capsules were measured using a binocular microscope with an eyepiece graticule, accurate to [+ or -] 0.
Above this is attached a movable 'rete', a kind of openwork graticule bearing little curlicued pointers identifying the positions of the bright stars.
On histological sections defined height epithelial cell, height and width of a folds of tunica mucosa, relative area of structural elements of an infundibulum wall with the help of a technique of the point calculation by Glagolev (1941) with use graticule by Aftandilov.
The first new units of the Mars range are the 4X-3P (at top in photo above) and the 6X-3P and feature ATN's proprietary dual-colour manual brightness aiming graticule, which allows the operator to choose from a red or amber projection depending on the ambient lighting.
Before use, the microscope had been calibrated using a graticule such that the number of pixels corresponding to a distance of 10 [micro]m was known.
The engraver clearly had some problems with the graticule (degrees of 'latitude' and 'longitude' around the fantasy map's outer border).
Apical meristem length was measured under a dissecting microscope fitted with an eyepiece graticule whose divisions were calibrated in millimeters.
Where: U = number of graticule squares that are at least half filled with carbon black; L = volume percentage of carbon black in the compound; and S = swelling factor of the specimen based on area.
sarba has indeterminate fecundity, the diameters of 100 oocytes in histological sections of stage-VI ovaries of two fish caught during the spawning period were measured to the nearest 10 [micro]m by using an eyepiece graticule in a compound microscope and the stage of each of those oocytes was recorded.
For image calibration, it includes a moveable scale bar and graticule.