reticle

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin reticulum, diminutive of Latin rete (net).

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reticle (plural reticles)

  1. A grid, network, or crosshatch found in the eyepiece of various optical instruments to aid measurement or alignment
  2. (obsolete) A small net

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Used in form “have somebody or something in one’s reticle”, meaning “to be targeting somebody or something”.

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