eyepiece

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noun eye·piece \ˈī-ˌpēs\

Definition of eyepiece

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

1729

First Known Use of eyepiece

1729


EYEPIECE Defined for English Language Learners

eyepiece

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noun eye·piece \ˈī-ˌpēs\

Definition of eyepiece for English Language Learners

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


EYEPIECE Defined for Kids

eyepiece

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noun eye·piece \ˈī-ˌpēs\

Definition of eyepiece for Students

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


Medical Dictionary

eyepiece

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noun eye·piece \ˈī-ˌpēs\

Medical Definition of eyepiece

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

Illustration of eyepiece



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