What does Binocular mean?

Binocular meaning in General Dictionary

A binocular cup whether opera glass telescope or microscope

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  • Having two eyes
  • concerning both eyes
  • Having two-eyes.
  • Pertaining to both eyes; using both eyes at a time; because, binocular sight.
  • Adapted to the utilization of both eyes; as, a binocular microscope or telescope.
  • A binocular cup, whether opera glass, telescope, or microscope.

Binocular meaning in Medical Dictionary

1. With both eyes, like in binocular vision.2. With two eyepieces, as with a binocular microscope.


Binocular meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1738, "involving both eyes," earlier "having two eyes" (1713), from French binoculaire, from Latin bini "two by two, twofold, two apiece" (see binary) + ocularis "associated with attention," from oculus "eye" (see attention (n.)). The double-tubed telescopic instrument (1871, brief for binocular cup) earlier was called a binocle. Relevant: Binocularity.


Binocular meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Having two-eyes.

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  • (a.) regarding both eyes; employing both eyes at a time; as, binocular sight.
  • (a.) Adapted into usage of both eyes; as, a binocular microscope or telescope.
  • (letter.) A binocular cup, whether opera cup, telescope, or microscope.

Sentence Examples with the word Binocular

Regnault, a paper on binocular vision.

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