binoculars Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “binoculars” in the English Dictionary

"binoculars" in British English

See all translations

binocularsnoun [plural]

uk   /bɪˈnɒk.jʊ.ləz/  us   /-ˈnɑː.kjʊ.lɚz/
a ​pair of ​tubes with ​glass lenses at either end that you ​look through to ​see things ​far away more ​clearly: a ​pair of binoculars
(Definition of binoculars from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"binoculars" in American English

See all translations

binocularsplural noun

 us   /bəˈnɑk·jə·lərz, bɑɪ-/
a ​device for making ​objects that are ​far away ​appear nearer and ​larger, and made of two ​attachedtubes that you ​hold up to ​youreyes to ​look through: a ​pair of binoculars
(Definition of binoculars from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “binoculars”
in Korean 쌍안경…
in Arabic مِنْظار مُقَرِّب…
in Malaysian teropong binokular…
in French jumelles…
in Russian бинокль…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙筒望遠鏡…
in Italian binocolo…
in Turkish dürbün…
in Polish lornetka…
in Spanish prismáticos…
in Vietnamese ống nhòm…
in Portuguese binóculo…
in Thai กล้องส่องทางไกล…
in German das Fernglas…
in Catalan binocles, prismàtics…
in Japanese 双眼鏡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双筒镜…
in Indonesian keker, teropong…
What is the pronunciation of binoculars?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More