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binocular
pair of binoculars

bin·oc·u·lar

 (bə-nŏk′yə-lər, bī-)
adj.
1. Relating to, used by, or involving both eyes at the same time: binocular vision.
2. Having two eyes arranged to produce stereoscopic vision.
n.
often binoculars An optical device, such as a pair of field glasses or opera glasses, designed for simultaneous use by both eyes and consisting of two small telescopes joined together.

bin·oc′u·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
bin·oc′u·lar·ly adv.

binoculars

(bɪˈnɒkjʊləz; baɪ-)
pl n
an optical instrument for use with both eyes, consisting of two small telescopes joined together. Also called: field glasses
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.binoculars - an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyesbinoculars - an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyes
eyepiece, ocular - combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments
optical instrument - an instrument designed to aid vision
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations
مِنْظار ثُنائِيّ العَيْنَيَّةمِنْظار ذو عَدَسَتَيْن
dalekohled
kikkert
kiikari
dalekozor
távcső
sjónauki
双眼鏡
쌍안경
žiūronai
binoklis
ďalekohľad
daljnogled
kikare
กล้องส่องทางไกล
ống nhòm

binoculars

[bɪˈnɒkjuləz] NPLgemelos mpl, prismáticos mpl (Mil) → anteojo m de campaña

binoculars

[baɪˈnɒkjʊlərz bɪˈnɒkjʊrz] npljumelles fpl
a pair of binoculars → des jumelles

binoculars

plFernglas nt; a pair of binocularsein Fernglas nt

binoculars

[bɪˈnɒkjʊləz] nplbinocolo sg

binoculars

(biˈnokjuləz) noun plural
an instrument for making distant objects look nearer, with separate eyepieces for each eye. He looked at the ship on the horizon through his binoculars.

binoculars

مِنْظار ثُنائِيّ العَيْنَيَّة dalekohled kikkert Fernglas κιάλια binoculares, prismáticos kiikari jumelles dalekozor binocolo 双眼鏡 쌍안경 verrekijker kikkert lornetka binóculo, binóculos бинокль kikare กล้องส่องทางไกล dürbün ống nhòm 望远镜
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As, rounding a dark, wooded point, bathed in fresh air and sunshine, we opened to view a crowd of shipping at anchor lying half a mile ahead of us perhaps, he called me aft from my station on the forecastle head, and, turning over and over his binoculars in his brown hands, said: "Do you see that big, heavy ship with white lower masts?
Hurree was no game- shot - the snick of a trigger made him change colour - but, as he himself would have said, he was 'fairly effeecient stalker', and he had raked the huge valley with a pair of cheap binoculars to some purpose.
Thornbury recollected that he had a pair of binoculars at anybody's service.
His high-powered rifle was equipped with telescope sights and he also carried binoculars which he was in the act of using as Tarzan discovered him, either to note the effect of his last shot or to discover a new target.
The Hun, evidently satisfied with his observations, laid aside his binoculars and again took up his rifle, placed its butt in the hollow of his shoulder and took careful aim.
And Simon Nishikanta tore himself away from his everlasting painting of all colour-delicacies of sea and sky such as are painted by seminary maidens, to be helped and hoisted up the ratlines of the mizzen rigging, the huge bulk of him, by two grinning, slim-waisted sailors, until they lashed him squarely on the crosstrees and left him to stare with eyes of golden desire, across the sun-washed sea through the finest pair of unredeemed binoculars that had ever been pledged in his pawnshops.
I had taken up my binoculars while we talked and was looking at the shore, sweeping the limit of the forest at each side and at the back of the house.
I had snatched up my binoculars, and I can answer for it she didn't stir a limb, standing by the rail shapely and erect, with one of her hands grasping a rope at the height of her head, while the way of the tug carried slowly past her the lingering and profound homage of the man.
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From the early reader educational series How It Works, "Binoculars" shows clear color photographs demonstrating how binoculars work to make objects appear closer than they are.
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