eye relief

noun

: the distance of the eye from the eye lens of an optical instrument that is best suited to the use of the instrument

Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eye relief was in 1902

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“Eye relief.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eye%20relief. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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