Dictionary

eyepiece

noun eye·piece \ˈī-ˌpēs\

: the part of a telescope or microscope that you look through

Full Definition of EYEPIECE

:  the lens or combination of lenses at the eye end of an optical instrument
ADVERTISEMENT

First Known Use of EYEPIECE

1790
EYEPIECE Defined for Kids

eyepiece

noun eye·piece \ˈī-ˌpēs\

Definition of EYEPIECE for Kids

:  the lens or combination of lenses at the eye end of an optical instrument (as a microscope or telescope)
Medical Dictionary

eyepiece

noun eye·piece \ˈī-ˌpēs\

Medical Definition of EYEPIECE

:  the lens or combination of lenses at the eye end of an optical instrument—called also ocular

Illustration of EYEPIECE

Browse

6 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: eyepitPrevious Word in the Dictionary: eye–openerAll Words Near: eyepiece
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears