eyepiece

noun
eye·​piece | \ ˈī-ˌpēs How to pronounce eyepiece (audio) \

Definition of eyepiece

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

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It is designed specifically for solar observation, and the 20mm eyepiece provides 18 times magnification. Don Melanson, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Gear You'll Need to Watch This Summer's Solar Eclipse," 30 June 2017 Buyers can pick from two sizes, which offer the same eyepieces with different head strap sizes and interpupillary distances. Adi Robertson, The Verge, "I tried Magic Leap and saw a flawed glimpse of mixed reality’s amazing potential," 8 Aug. 2018 In addition, the observatory will be open and visitors will have an opportunity to take a look through the eyepiece of its 16-inch telescope. Staff Report, Post-Tribune, "Community news," 15 May 2018 In addition, the observatory will be open and visitors will have an opportunity to take a look through the eyepiece of its 16-inch telescope. Staff Report, Post-Tribune, "Community news," 15 May 2018 In addition, the observatory will be open and visitors will have an opportunity to take a look through the eyepiece of its 16-inch telescope. Staff Report, Post-Tribune, "Community news," 15 May 2018 In addition, the observatory will be open and visitors will have an opportunity to take a look through the eyepiece of its 16-inch telescope. Staff Report, Post-Tribune, "Community news," 15 May 2018 In addition, the observatory will be open and visitors will have an opportunity to take a look through the eyepiece of its 16-inch telescope. Staff Report, Post-Tribune, "Community news," 15 May 2018 The interactive exhibit will be a comprehensive look at the thematic slides in their purest form—with projections lining the walls and eyepieces available to investigate the unique slides closely. Alex Scimecca, Fortune, "The Anonymous Project Gives 70-Year-Old Color Slides a Second Life," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of eyepiece

1729, in the meaning defined above

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eyepiece

noun

English Language Learners Definition of eyepiece

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

eyepiece

noun
eye·​piece | \ ˈī-ˌpēs How to pronounce eyepiece (audio) \

Kids Definition of eyepiece

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

eyepiece

noun
eye·​piece | \ ˈī-ˌpēs How to pronounce eyepiece (audio) \

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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