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binocular

adjective bin·oc·u·lar \ bī-ˈnä-kyə-lər , bə- \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of binocular

: of, relating to, using, or adapted to the use of both eyes

binocularity

play \(ˌ)bī-ˌnä-kyə-ˈler-ə-tē, -ˈla-rə-, bə-\ noun

binocularly

play \bī-ˈnä-kyə-lər-lē, bə-\ adverb

Recent Examples of binocular from the Web

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First Known Use of binocular

1679


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binocular

noun bin·oc·u·lar \ bə-ˈnä-kyə-lər , bī- \

Definition of binocular

1 : a binocular optical instrument
2 : a handheld optical instrument composed of two telescopes and a focusing device and usually having prisms to increase magnifying ability usually used in plural

Recent Examples of binocular from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'binocular.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of binocular

1861


BINOCULAR Defined for English Language Learners

binocular

adjective

Definition of binocular for English Language Learners

  • : involving or designed for both eyes


BINOCULAR Defined for Kids

binocular

adjective bin·oc·u·lar \ bī-ˈnä-kyə-lər , bə- \

Definition of binocular for Students

: involving or designed for both eyes

Medical Dictionary

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binocular

adjective bin·oc·u·lar \ bī-ˈnäk-yə-lər, bə- \

medical Definition of binocular

: of, relating to, using, or adapted to the use of both eyes
  • binocular vision
  • a binocular microscope

binocularly

play \bī-ˈnäk-yə-lər-lē, bə-\ adverb

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binocular

noun bin·oc·u·lar \ bə-ˈnäk-yə-lər, bī- \

medical Definition of binocular

: a binocular optical instrument


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