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Binocular definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BINOC'ULAR, a. [See Binocle.] Having two eyes; also, having two apertures or tubes, so joined that one may use both eyes at once in viewing a distant object; as a binocular telescope.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: relating to both eyes; "binocular vision"

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Date: 1738 of, relating to, using, or adapted to the use of both eyes <binocular vision> binocularity noun binocularly adverb II. noun Date: 1871 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

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. adapted for or using both eyes. Etymology: BIN- + L oculus eye

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Binocular Bin*oc"u*lar, a. [Cf. F. binoculaire. See Binocle.] 1. Having two eyes. ``Most animals are binocular.'' --Derham. 2. Pertaining to both eyes; employing both eyes at once; as, binocular vision. 3. Adapted to the use of both eyes; as, a binocular microscope or telescope. --Brewster.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Binocular Bin*oc"u*lar, n. A binocular glass, whether opera glass, telescope, or microscope.



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