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Definitions for BINOCULAR
bəˈnɒk yə lər, baɪ-binoc·u·lar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. binocularadjective

    relating to both eyes

    "binocular vision"


  1. binocularadjective

    Using two eyes or viewpoints; especially, using two eyes or viewpoints to ascertain distance.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Binocularadjective

    Having two eyes.

    Etymology: from binus and oculus, Lat.

    Most animals are binocular, spiders, for the most part, octonocular, and some senocular. William Derham, Physico-Theology.


  1. binocular

    Binocular refers to an optical device, usually handheld, with a separate eyepiece and objective lens for each eye, used for viewing distant objects in detail by combining slightly different images from both eyes to achieve depth perception. It can also refer to anything relating to or involving both eyes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Binocularadjective

    having two eyes

  2. Binocularadjective

    pertaining to both eyes; employing both eyes at once; as, binocular vision

  3. Binocularadjective

    adapted to the use of both eyes; as, a binocular microscope or telescope

  4. Binocularnoun

    a binocular glass, whether opera glass, telescope, or microscope

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  1. Binocular

    having two cells or compartments: see biareolate.

Anagrams for BINOCULAR »

  1. caliburno

  2. colubrina

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BINOCULAR in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BINOCULAR in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of BINOCULAR in a Sentence

  1. Bertrand Lefebvre:

    It is only when we unpacked and looked at them under the binocular [microscope], back in the laboratory in Lyon, that we could see the soft parts, their presence and identification were then confirmed by SEM (scanning electron microscope) observations and analyses.

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