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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That is, given the accuracies of the drawn map, it would be a marginal decision whether the projection is Sinusoidal or Trapezoidal even if the internal graticule were drawn.
The diameter of at least 100 oocytes was measured using a calibrated eye piece graticule. Males were recognized by the presence of clusters of germ cells and mature ones by the presence of sperm.
Cells were counted using an epifluorescent compound microscope equipped with an ocular graticule by counting 10 view fields per filter and were averaged for use in analyses (APHA et al., 2005).
Their effect on pigment distribution and translocation velocity was evaluated by quantifying pigment distribution in the cell extensions of ovarian chromatosomes measuring 180 to 220 [micro]m in diameter, at 2-min intervals, against a calibrated ocular graticule.
Key to this emblematic program was Girolamo Ruscelli's device of 1566 symbolizing Felipe II, which showed Apollo in his chariot above a globe bound by the Ptolemaic graticule, with the legend Iam illustrabit omnia (Minguez 92-94).
In another example, imagine the bug hunter could stretch a rectangular graticule, or Viewfinder, over a region of the BEV to calculate summary statistics for that region.
Measurements to the nearest 0.1 mm were made using a microscope with an eyepiece graticule and from an enlarged photograph incorporating a scale bar.
Specific topics include text material and typography, the Earth's graticule and projections, multivariate mapping, continuity and change in the computer era, and putting it all together.
Bur while Egeria's account of her journey through the Holy Land may seem antithetical to the critical standards of modem geographical reportage, the idea of space as qualitatively homogeneous, stretched out evenly on a mathematically derived graticule, is an Enlightenment conceit, forged out of the exigencies of early modem commerce.
The length and width of these checks were measured using a transparent Plexiglas ruler and an optical magnifying glass containing a calibrated graticule, respectively.
Organisms were identified and counted under a stereoscopic microscope (up to 50x magnification) and an optical microscope with an eyepiece graticule calibrated against a micrometer scale (up to 2,000x), with the literature on Cladocera (Elmoor-Loureiro, 1997; Smirnov, 1996).