reticle image

reticle image

[′red·ə·kəl ‚im·ij]
(optics)
A light image of the reticle in a computing gunsight or in certain types of optical gunsights and bombsights, cast on a reflector plate and superimposed on the target.
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These sights are optical or computing sights that reflect a reticle image on a combining glass for superimposition on the target; they are most commonly available as non-magnifying sights.
Technically speaking, the term reflex sight refers to any optical sight that reflects a reticle image (or images) onto a combining glass for superimposition on the target.
The reticle image can be of any light pattern, any geometric shape or size, and produced in either two-dimensional or three-dimensional form.
The reticle image must be extremely precise and defect-free, because the pattern on the reticle is critical to the performance of the IC product.
Instead, it uses laser light to illuminate a holographic reticle image that is embedded in a heads-up display window and projects the appearance of the reticle as being suspended 50 yards in front of your gun.
Because the pattern on the reticle is critical to the performance of the IC product, the reticle image must be extremely precise and defect-free.