- nounADJECTIVE▪ high-powered, powerful… OF BINOCULARS▪ pairVERB + BINOCULARS▪ use▪ look through▪ focus▪
He focused his binoculars on the building in the distance.▪ adjust▪ lift, raise▪
She raised her binoculars to the distant road across the valley.▪ lowerPREPOSITION▪ through binoculars▪
We watched the race through binoculars.
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binoculars — 1866; see BINOCULAR (Cf. binocular). Earlier binocle (1690s) … Etymology dictionary
Binoculars — Binocular telescopes, or binoculars (also known as field glasses), are 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… … Wikipedia
binoculars — n. 1) to adjust, focus; train binoculars on 2) high powered, powerful binoculars 3) a pair of binoculars * * * focus powerful binoculars train binoculars on a pair of binoculars high powered to adjust … Combinatory dictionary
binoculars — Optical instrument for providing a magnified view of distant objects, consisting of two similar telescopes, one for each eye, mounted on a single frame. In most binoculars, each telescope has two prisms, which reinvert the inverted image provided … Universalium
binoculars — [[t]bɪnɒ̱kjʊlə(r)z[/t]] N PLURAL: also a pair of N Binoculars consist of two small telescopes joined together side by side, which you look through in order to look at things that are a long way away … English dictionary
binoculars — binoklis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. binoculars vok. Binokel, n; Doppelfernrohr, n rus. бинокль, m pranc. binocle, m … Fizikos terminų žodynas
binoculars — noun /ˈbɪnˌɒk.jʊ.lə(ɹ)z,ˈbənˌɒk.jə.lə(ɹ)z/ A hand held device consisting of a series of lenses and prisms, used to magnify objects so that they can be better seen from a distance, and looked at through both eyes. Syn: binocs, field glasses,… … Wiktionary
binoculars — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. field glasses, magnification, magnifying lenses … English dictionary for students
binoculars — bi|noc|u|lars [bıˈnɔkjuləz, baı US ˈna:kjulərz] n [plural] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: binocular using both eyes (18 21 centuries), from Latin bini ( BINARY) + oculus eye ] a pair of special glasses, that you hold up to your eyes to look at objects … Dictionary of contemporary English
binoculars — bin|oc|u|lars [ bı nakjələrz ] noun plural * a piece of equipment with two parts that you hold against your eyes and look through to see distant objects more clearly … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English