from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the eye: ocular exercises; ocular muscles.
- adj. Resembling the eye in form or function: ocular spots; an ocular organ.
- adj. Of or relating to the sense of sight: an ocular aberration.
- adj. Seen by the eye; visual: ocular proof.
- n. The eyepiece of an optical instrument.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, or relating to the eye, or the sense of sight
- adj. Resembling the eye
- adj. Seen by the eye; visual
- n. The eyepiece of a microscope or other optical instrument
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Depending on, or perceived by, the eye; received by actual sight; personally seeing or having seen.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the eye; optic.
- n. The eyepiece of an optical instrument, as of a telescope or microscope.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- 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 ocellar.
- n. In optics, the eyepiece of an optical instrument, as of a telescope or microscope. See eyepiece.
- n. Something which is conveyed to the mind through actual sight.
- n. The eye.
- n. In Echinoidea, an ocular plate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or using sight
- adj. of or relating to or resembling the eye
- adj. visible
- n. combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments
Late Latin oculāris, from Latin oculus, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin oculāris ("of the eye"), from oculus ("eye"). (Wiktionary)