eyepiece

noun eye·piece \ ˈī-ˌpēs \
|Updated on: 9 Aug 2018

Definition of eyepiece

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

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First Known Use of eyepiece

1729

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EYEPIECE Defined for English Language Learners

eyepiece

Definition of eyepiece for English Language Learners

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


EYEPIECE Defined for Kids

eyepiece

noun eye·piece \ ˈī-ˌpēs \

Definition of eyepiece for Students

: 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

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