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Ocular vs False - What's the difference?

ocular | false |

As adjectives the difference between ocular and false

is that ocular is of, or relating to the eye, or the sense of sight while false is (label) one of two states of a boolean variable; logic.

As a noun ocular

is the eyepiece of a microscope or other optical instrument.

ocular

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of, or relating to the eye, or the sense of sight
  • Resembling the eye
  • Seen by, or seeing with, the eye; visual
  • * South
  • Thomas was an ocular witness of Christ's death.

    Derived terms

    * nonocular * ocularly * postocular * preocular * subocular * supraocular

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The eyepiece of a microscope or other optical instrument.
  • Any of the scales forming the margin of a reptile's eye.
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    false

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Untrue, not factual, factually incorrect.
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  • Based on factually incorrect premises: false legislation
  • Spurious, artificial.
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  • *
  • *:At her invitation he outlined for her the succeeding chapters with terse military accuracy?; and what she liked best and best understood was avoidance of that false modesty which condescends, turning technicality into pabulum.
  • (lb) Of a state in Boolean logic that indicates a negative result.
  • Uttering falsehood; dishonest or deceitful.
  • :
  • Not faithful or loyal, as to obligations, allegiance, vows, etc.; untrue; treacherous.
  • :
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:I to myself was false , ere thou to me.
  • Not well founded; not firm or trustworthy; erroneous.
  • :
  • *(Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
  • *:whose false foundation waves have swept away
  • Not essential or permanent, as parts of a structure which are temporary or supplemental.
  • (lb) Out of tune.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • One of two options on a true-or-false test.
  • Synonyms

    * * See also

    Antonyms

    * (untrue) real, true

    Derived terms

    * false attack * false dawn * false friend * falsehood * falseness * falsify * falsity

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Not truly; not honestly; falsely.
  • * Shakespeare
  • You play me false .

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