reticle


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to reticle: cross hair
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for reticle

a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument

References in periodicals archive ?
Dedicated long range shooters put the Mil Dot reticle to work and carefully analyzed what features could be changed or added to improve its performance.
It is important to me that my rifles carry an optic featuring a durable, illuminated reticle system.
We normally turn magnification up to aim at a more distant target, so prefer a "shrinking" reticle--though in reality the reticle stays the same size, while the target grows larger with more magnification.
This is a second focal plane scope, which means the reticle stays the same size no matter the magnification setting.
Personally, I've always liked the Boone & Crockett reticle for hunting, but the choices are plentiful if that one's not your cup of tea, and I'll bet there's one that will fit your needs.
Two things set Shepherd Scopes apart when first introduced in the 1980s: innovative BDC reticles and the use of a dual reticle system.
Lot 13 - DUV reticle ASM5500 4X / 300 + DUV reticle ASM5500 4X / 1100
With just a dot for a reticle, you're going to be struggling if you're shooting at distance and need to use a measured holdover
99, this pack will be a lethal combination as it includes themed camo, reticle, patch, playercard, and background.
All you have to do is zero the scope at 20 yards--using standard one click per quarter-inch at 20 yards adjustments for windage and elevation--and descending reticle circles represent the over hold distance for subsequent ranges in 10-yard increments out to 60 yards.
For example, the "TDS TriFactor Reticle System" used in Swarovski and Kahles riflescopes, is one of the sharpest and most useful reticles out there, and it's one of my personal favorites.
The reticle for the M249 comes with NSN 5855-01-039-2853, but it can be used only with the AN/PVS-4 night sight, which also requires a mounting bracket, NSN 3040-01-233-0352, for the M249.
The TriPower Tactical Sight has a red chevron-shaped reticle that illuminates by using three lighting sources, an integrated fiber-optic system, a tritium-illuminated reticle and an on-call battery backup.