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The other option is to use binoculars. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One elderly victim used binoculars in the public gallery to see her attacker finally convicted. The Sun (2011)In the north it was more relaxed and you could laugh and use binoculars. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Out came the binoculars and the telescopes. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)Sometimes you need binoculars just to see him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The dolphins frolic so close to the shore that you do not need binoculars to enjoy their antics. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Two men use good oldfashioned binoculars. Times, Sunday Times (2015)When the Beatles came on we used binoculars. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They spotted the 34-year-old as they used their binoculars. The Sun (2010)Yet you don't need binoculars to spot his riding errors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)No need for binoculars or telescopes, just get as much sky in your field of view as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You use binoculars to tag enemies which also include a directional mic allowing you to listen in to guards' conversations. The Sun (2014)This is easily spotted with the naked eye, although binoculars will be needed to resolve the cluster into individual stars. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Bring binoculars or a telescope. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I hope they used butter and not margarine and also gave you the binoculars that they used to see you coming. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Just below naked eye visibility, it is easily seen in small binoculars and can be resolved into stars in a small telescope. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With the Moon near full, it may be necessary to use binoculars to see the stars. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It looks like a fuzzy pink patch and, if you use binoculars or a telescope, you can see some of the brighter stars within. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their reward was a seat in the top tier of this towering stadium, so high up that they needed binoculars, but what the hell. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'binoculars'
British English: binoculars /bɪˈnɒkjʊləz; baɪ-/ NOUN
Binoculars consist of two small telescopes joined together side by side, which you look through in order to see things that are a long way away.
- American English: binoculars
- Arabic: مِنْظار ثُنائِيّ العَيْنَيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: binóculo
- Chinese: 望远镜
- Croatian: dalekozor
- Czech: dalekohled
- Danish: kikkert
- Dutch: verrekijker
- European Spanish: prismáticos
- Finnish: kiikari
- French: jumelles
- German: Fernglas
- Greek: κιάλια
- Italian: binocolo
- Japanese: 双眼鏡
- Korean: 쌍안경
- Norwegian: kikkert
- Polish: lornetka
- European Portuguese: binóculos
- Romanian: binoclu
- Russian: бинокль
- Spanish: binoculares
- Swedish: kikare
- Thai: กล้องส่องทางไกล
- Turkish: dürbün
- Ukrainian: бінокль
- Vietnamese: ống nhòm
Definition of binoculars from the Collins English Dictionary
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