AskDefine | Define ocular

Dictionary Definition

ocular adj
1 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" [syn: optic, optical, opthalmic]
2 relating to or using sight; "ocular inspection"; "an optical illusion"; "visual powers"; "visual navigation" [syn: optic, optical, visual]
3 able to be seen; "be sure of it; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare; "a visual presentation"; "a visual image" [syn: visual] n : combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments [syn: eyepiece]

User Contributed Dictionary



From ocularis, from oculus.


  1. Of, or relating to the eye, or the sense of sight
  2. Resembling the eye
  3. Seen by the eye; visual


  1. The eyepiece of a microscope or other optical instrument



  1. ocular

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

achromatic lens, astigmatic lens, burning glass, camera, coated lens, concave lens, concavo-convex lens, condenser, convex lens, eye, eyeball, eyeglass, eyepiece, glass, hand lens, lamp, lens, magnifier, magnifying glass, meniscus, object glass, objective, objective prism, oculus, ogle, ophthalmic, optic, optical, orb, peeper, prism, reader, reading glass, seeable, seeing, telephoto lens, toric lens, varifocal lens, viewable, visible, visional, visual, winker, zoom lens
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