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field glass

n. often field glasses
A portable binocular telescope without prisms used especially outdoors for viewing distant objects: used a pair of field glasses to watch the marsh birds.

field glass

n
1. a small telescope often incorporating a prism and held in one hand
2. a former name for field glasses

field′ glass`


n.
Usu., field glasses. binoculars for use out of doors.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.field glass - a small refracting telescopefield glass - a small refracting telescope  
refracting telescope - optical telescope that has a large convex lens that produces an image that is viewed through the eyepiece
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Meanwhile the staff officer standing in front pointed out something to the general, who looked through his field glass.
"Yes, so it is, so it is," said the general angrily, lowering the field glass and shrugging his shoulders, "so it is!
When we approached these points a warrior would be sent far ahead with a powerful field glass, and if no great body of red Martian troops was in sight we would advance as close as possible without chance of being seen and then camp until dark, when we would slowly approach the cultivated tract, and, locating one of the numerous, broad highways which cross these areas at regular intervals, creep silently and stealthily across to the arid lands upon the other side.
The Hun smiled in his relief, passed a cheery word with his lieutenant, and then scanned the broad plain with his field glasses. Back and forth they swept across the rolling land until at last they came to rest upon a point near the center of the landscape and close to the green-fringed contours of the river.
Taking his field glasses from the case, he stood on the top of the rock, and began to search the horizon.
Joint project with PolesThe model was made as part of the joint project called History of Cities in Modern Design, which is carried out by Presov and Krosno in Poland within the cross-border 2014-2020 Cooperation Interreg V-A Poland-Slovakia Programme.The programme's goal is to create new tourism products, which will make the cultural and natural heritage of both cities attractive, through modern forms of presentation, the Presov Korzar regional newspaper wrote on January 18.Presov created a bronze 3D model of the historical city centre, while in Krosno, officials decided to present historical and cultural buildings of the city's traditional route through 3D glasses and a panoramic field glass.
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"Years after the Revolutionary War, an old veteran remembered that Washington rode up to his to unit to inspect the landscape with a field glass. The young soldier asked if he could have a look, and the Commander in Chief without comment, handed him the glass.
Even the smallest field glass displays them in lines and loops spanning 5 |degrees~ or more, including a ragged V resembling a flock of northward-flying geese led by Gamma.
Tony Clark), and Field Glass gets the better of Two Left Feet (Sir Mark Prescott/George Duffield) in the Esher Cup.
At these words Captain Opujic came riding into the tent, scattering the spectators aside and holding a military field glass in his hand.
The people of Britain were being balked by cloud in their efforts to see the Russian space satellite, though it was thought there would be more chances to view the little manmade moon through field glasses and even the naked eye when weather improves.