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addaword.gifdefinition of reticle

noun
(also reticule)
the network of lines that appear in something such as a telescopic sight or a microscope, which help you to aim at what you are trying to hit or measure. Also called 'crosshairs' when they are lines which intersect at right angles.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 06/01/2010 18:19:00
Definition of reticle from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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