Definition of Binocle

1. n. A dioptric telescope, fitted with two tubes joining, so as to enable a person to view an object with both eyes at once; a double-barreled field glass or an opera glass.



Definition of Binocle

1. Noun. A dioptric telescope, fitted with two tubes joining, so as to enable the viewing of an object with both eyes at once; a double-barrelled field glass or opera glass. ¹

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Definition of Binocle

1. a binocular [n -S] - See also: binocular

Medical Definition of Binocle

1. A dioptric telescope, fitted with two tubes joining, so as to enable a person to view an object with both eyes at once; a double-barreled field glass or an opera glass. Origin: F. Binocle; L. Bini two at a time + oculus eye. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Binocle

binliners
binman
binmen
binna
binnacle
binnacles
binned
binnekill
binnekills
binner
binners
binnies
binning
binny
bino
binocle (current term)
binocles
binocs
binocular
binocular fixation
binocular heterochromia
binocular microscope
binocular ophthalmoscope
binocular parallax
binocular rivalry
binocular vision
binoculared
binocularities
binocularity
binocularly

Literary usage of Binocle

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1. Bandaging by Albert Draper Whiting (1915)
"binocle, or bandage of both eyes. Complete a monocle, or bandage of the right eye (page 66). When the final horizontal circular turn of the monocle reaches ..."

2. Foster's Complete Hoyle: An Encyclopedia of All the Indoor Games Played at by Robert Frederick Foster (1897)
"If neither wins the game that deal, they play the next deal as in ordinary two-handed binocle. with a stock, the ultimate winner taking the stakes. ..."

3. Mechanical therapeutics: A Practical Treatise on Surgical Apparatus by Philip Skinner Wales (1867)
"A double-headed roller eight yards long by two inches wide—one of the cylinders being somewhat larger than the other. 2d Variety of the binocle; ..."

4. Pepacton by John Burroughs (1884)
"There was a whirlpool, a rock eddy, and a binocle within a mile. I might be caught in the binocle, or engulfed in the whirlpool, or smashed up in the eddy. ..."

5. The Writings of John Burroughs by John Burroughs (1895)
"There was a whirlpool, a rock eddy, and a binocle within a mile. I might be caught in the binocle, or engulfed in the whirlpool, ..."

6. Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams (1905)
"... the Dictionary in one hand, and binocle in the other, for the binocle is more important than the Dictionary when it reaches the complicated border which ..."

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