Definitions for: Reticule

[n] a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument
[n] a woman's drawstring handbag; usually made of net or beading or brocade; used in 18th and 19th centuries

Webster (1913) Definition: Ret"i*cule, n.. [F. r['e]ticule, L. reticulum, dim.
of rete a net. Cf.Retina, Reticle.]
1. A little bag, originally of network; a woman's workbag, or
a little bag to be carried in the hand. --De Quincey.

2. A system of wires or lines in the focus of a telescope or
other instrument; a reticle.

Synonyms: graticule, reticle

See Also: bag, cross hair, cross wire, eyepiece, handbag, mesh, meshing, meshwork, net, network, ocular, pocketbook, purse, reticulation

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