reticle

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noun ret·i·cle \ˈre-ti-kəl\

Definition of reticle

  1. :  a scale on transparent material (as in an optical instrument) used especially for measuring or aiming

Origin and Etymology of reticle

Latin reticulum small net


First Known Use: circa 1731

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