What does binoculars mean?

Definitions for binoculars
binoc·u·lars

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word binoculars.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. binoculars, field glasses, opera glasses(noun)

    an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyes

Wiktionary

  1. binoculars(Noun)

    A hand-held device consisting of a series of lenses and prisms, used to magnify objects so that they can be better seen from a distance, and looked at through both eyes.

Freebase

  1. Binoculars

    Binoculars, field glasses or binocular telescopes are a pair of identical or mirror-symmetrical telescopes mounted side-by-side and aligned to point accurately in the same direction, allowing the viewer to use both eyes when viewing distant objects. Most are sized to be held using both hands, although sizes vary widely from opera glasses to large pedestal mounted military models. Many different abbreviations are used for binoculars, including glasses, nocs, noculars, binos and bins. Unlike a telescope, binoculars give users a three-dimensional image: for nearer objects the two views, presented to each of the viewer's eyes from slightly different viewpoints, produce a merged view with an impression of depth.

How to pronounce binoculars?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say binoculars in sign language?

  1. binoculars

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of binoculars in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of binoculars in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of binoculars in a Sentence

  1. Victor Sedinger:

    It doesn’t require a ladder, and you certainly don’t have to get on a roof to look, use binoculars or a camera or smartphone with a telephoto feature if you need to.

  2. Janelle Eli:

    When we spotted flimsy rafts and boats with our searchlight in the pitch dark, my heart always skipped a beat, she said. We could see through binoculars that rubber rafts were bowing under the weight of so many people. Hundreds of eyes looking back at us — stunned and panicked, but hopeful they’d be rescued. [D]rowning isn’t the only cause of death.

  3. Robert Massey:

    My advice to people would be to go out and have a look because it's a beautiful sight and it's really quite a thing to realize that when you are looking at the moons with a pair of binoculars -- when you see them moving from one night to the next -- it's worth reflecting on the fact that it was that discovery that cemented our view of the solar system as having the sun at the center.

  4. Larry Collmus:

    The pressure of calling the Kentucky Derby and the whole atmosphere of Kentucky Derby, it doesn't go down with experience, it seems to stay the same every year leading up to the race, with the sweaty palms, trying to steady the binoculars as much as you can.

  5. Karl Battams:

    For the northern hemisphere, it's very low to the horizon in the early morning, people need to get up early, but it's easily visible with binoculars.

Images & Illustrations of binoculars

  1. binocularsbinocularsbinocularsbinocularsbinoculars

Popularity rank by frequency of use

binoculars#10000#10799#100000

Translations for binoculars

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for binoculars »

Translation

Find a translation for the binoculars definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these binoculars definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "binoculars." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 28 Feb. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/binoculars>.

    Are we missing a good definition for binoculars? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    • A. model
    • B. accident
    • C. mediocrity
    • D. endeavor

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for binoculars:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.