Binoculars



Usually, binoculars. Also called pair of binoculars, prism binoculars. an optical device, providing good depth effect, for use with both eyes, consisting of two small telescopes fitted together side by side, each telescope having two prisms between the eyepiece and objective for erecting the image.
involving both eyes:
binocular vision.
Contemporary Examples

The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico Nick Romeo August 23, 2013
Following Joshua Foer to the USA Memory Championship Rob Verger March 31, 2012
What Was This Drone Doing Over a South Carolina Prison? Melissa Leon July 31, 2014
Vanished in Uganda Andrew Rice June 4, 2009
‘The Central Park Effect’ Explores the Magical Power of Birding Rebecca Dana July 12, 2012

Historical Examples

The Electronic Mind Reader John Blaine
The Cruise of the Dry Dock T. S. Stribling
Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal G. Harvey Ralphson
The Hohokam Dig Theodore Pratt
The Bramble Bush Gordon Randall Garrett

plural noun
an optical instrument for use with both eyes, consisting of two small telescopes joined together Also called field glasses
adjective
involving, relating to, seeing with or intended for both eyes: binocular vision
n.
adj.
binocular
(bə-nŏk’yə-lər)

Adjective Relating to or involving both eyes at once, as in binocular vision.

Noun An optical device, such as a pair of field glasses, consisting of two small telescopes, designed for use by both eyes at once. Often used in the plural as binoculars.

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