Definitions for ocularˈɒk yə lər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oc•u•larˈɒk yə lər(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or for the eyes.

  2. of the nature of an eye.

  3. performed or perceived by the eye or eyesight.

  4. Ref: eyepiece .

Origin of ocular:

1565–75; < L oculāris=ocul(us)eye+-āris -ar1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. eyepiece, ocular(adj)

    combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments

  2. ocular, optic, optical, opthalmic(adj)

    of or relating to or resembling the eye

    "ocular muscles"; "an ocular organ"; "ocular diseases"; "the optic (or optical) axis of the eye"; "an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light"

  3. ocular, optic, optical, visual(adj)

    relating to or using sight

    "ocular inspection"; "an optical illusion"; "visual powers"; "visual navigation"

  4. ocular, visual(adj)


    "be sure of it; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare; "a visual presentation"; "a visual image"


  1. ocular(Noun)

    The eyepiece of a microscope or other optical instrument

  2. ocular(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the eye, or the sense of sight

  3. ocular(Adjective)

    Resembling the eye

  4. ocular(Adjective)

    Seen by the eye; visual

  5. Origin: From ocularis, from oculus.

Translations for ocular

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the part of a telescope etc to which one puts one's eye.

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