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binocular (not comparable)
- Using two eyes or viewpoints; especially, using two eyes or viewpoints to ascertain distance.
- a binocular microscope or telescope
- (Can we date this quote by Derham and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
- Most animals are binocular.
- 2013 July 9, Joselle DiNunzio Kehoe, “Cognition, brains and Riemann”, in plus.maths.org, retrieved 2013-09-08:
- our perception of distance arises from the geometry of binocular vision and our early learning seems based on calculating probabilities.
using two eyes or viewpoints
binocular (plural binoculars)
- attributive form of
- A pair of binoculars.
- 1956, Delano Ames, chapter 14, in Crime out of Mind:
- He gazed around until on the lid of a spinet he spotted a promising collection of bottles, gin, whiskey, vermouth and sherry, mixed with violin bows, a flute, a toppling pile of books, six volumes of Grove's Dictionary mingled with paperback thrillers, a guitar without any strings, a pair of binoculars, a meerschaum pipe and a jar half-full of wasps and apricot jam.
- (dated) Any binocular glass, such as an opera glass, telescope, or microscope.
- binocular (using two eyes or viewpoints)
- to observe using binoculars
Conjugation of the Portuguese -ar verb binocular
binocular (plural binoculares)