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Definitions and Synonyms of ocular | Another word for ocular | What is ocular?

Definition 1: combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ocular in the sense of this definition

(ocular is a kind of ...) a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images

(ocular is a part of ...) a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument

(... is part of ocular) (plural) an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyes

(... is part of ocular) microscope consisting of an optical instrument that magnifies the image of an object

(... is part of ocular) an astronomical telescope designed to collect and record light from cosmic sources

(... is part of ocular) an optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument

Definition 2: of or relating to or resembling the eye - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where ocular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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
  • ophthalmic defect

Synonyms for ocular in the sense of this definition

Definition 3: relating to or using sight - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where ocular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ocular inspection
  • an optical illusion
  • visual powers
  • visual navigation

Synonyms for ocular in the sense of this definition

Definition 4: visible - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ocular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • be sure of it; give me the ocular proof
  • a visual presentation
  • a visual image

Synonyms for ocular in the sense of this definition

(ocular is similar to ...) capable of being seen; or open to easy view

"a visible object" "visible stars" "mountains visible in the distance" "a visible change of expression" "visible files"

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