AskDefine | Define binocular

Dictionary Definition

binocular adj : relating to both eyes; "binocular vision" n : an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyes [syn: binoculars, field glasses, opera glasses]

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  1. Using two eyes or viewpoints; especially, using two eyes or viewpoints to ascertain distance.

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Extensive Definition

Binocular may refer to:
  • Binocular rivalry, a phenomenon of visual perception.
  • Binocular vision, vision in which both eyes are used together.
  • Binoculars or Binocular telescopes, two 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.
  • Binocular (singer), a pop singer.
  • Binocular (album), the above singer's debut album.
binocular in German: Binokular
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