graticule definition

  • noun:
    • A grid of horizontal and vertical outlines.
    • (UK) Synonym for reticle
    • The community of outlines of latitude and longitude which make a up a coordinate system for instance the one applied to the planet earth.
    • A nearly square or nearly rectangular area developed by a graticule.
    • A design or draught which has been divided in to squares, in order to reproduce it in other dimensions.
    • A design or draft split into squares to facilitate copying.
    • a network of good lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in focal plane associated with eyepiece of an optical tool

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