from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of or relating to the eye.
- adjective Resembling the eye in form or function.
- adjective Of or relating to the sense of sight.
- adjective Seen by the eye; visual.
- noun The eyepiece of an optical instrument.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Something which is conveyed to the mind through actual sight.
- noun The eye.
- noun In Echinoidea, an ocular plate.
- Of or pertaining to the eye; ophthalmic; optic: as, ocular movements; the ocular (optic) nerve.
- Depending on the eye; known by the eye; received by actual sight or seeing; optical; visual: as, ocular proof; ocular demonstration or evidence.
- In entomology, pertaining to the compound eyes: distinguished from
- noun In optics, the eyepiece of an optical instrument, as of a telescope or microscope. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Opt.) The eyepiece of an optical instrument, as of a telescope or microscope.
- adjective Depending on, or perceived by, the eye; received by actual sight; personally seeing or having seen.
- adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the eye; optic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Of, or relating to the
eye, or the sense of sight
Seenby the eye; visual
- noun The
eyepieceof a microscopeor other optical instrument
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective relating to or using sight
- adjective of or relating to or resembling the eye
- adjective visible
- noun combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
She has already told the story, and to-day she was to give all her set what she calls ocular demonstration.
Anway, my ocular is wars have been fomented by these same tried and true methods.
One of my early tasks in the process is an ocular, which is when I go to the venue and construct the shots in my mind.
_ This may be called the ocular demonstration method, which consists in having a part of the company go through the exercise or drill, while the rest of the company observes what is being done.
Yes -- till there came floating along a couple of those knobs that look like big marbles -- only all the time they are what old Morley calls ocular prominences over the beastly leering eyes of one of those crocodiles on the lookout for grub.
When the remains of colours are seen in the eye, they are termed ocular spectra; when remaining sounds are heard in the ear, they may be called auricular murmurs; but when the remaining motions, or ideas, of the sense of touch continue, as in this vertigo of a blindfolded person, they have acquired no name, but may be termed evanescent titillations, or tangible hallucinations.
When any one has long and attentively looked at a bright object, as at the setting sun, on closing his eyes, or removing them, an image, which resembles in form the object he was attending to, continues some time to be visible; this appearance in the eye we shall call the ocular spectrum of that object.
III. of this work, that the colours remaining in the eyes, which are termed ocular spectra, are ideas, or sensual motions, belonging to the sense of vision, which for too long a time continue their activity.
THURSDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- Shielding the eye with silicon oil may safeguard the eyesight of patients who must undergo radiation therapy for an eye cancer known as ocular melanoma, new research suggests.
He suffers from an eye disease called ocular histoplasmosis and volunteers at the Waco VA's blind unit.