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Meaning of BINOCULAR

Pronunciation:  bu'nâkyulur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyes
  2. [adj]  relating to both eyes; "binocular vision"
 

BINOCULAR is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: binoculars, field glasses, opera glasses
 
 See Also: eyepiece, ocular, optical instrument

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \Bin*oc"u*lar\, n.
    A binocular glass, whether opera glass, telescope, or
    microscope.
    
    
 

 

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