Usage examples for binocular

  1. One is that the two eyes have not quite the same function, since they are directed to slightly- different aspects of each object looked at; and, since the resulting binocular vision has an advantage over monocular vision, there results a check upon further approach towards identity of function and unity of structure. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  2. Harris did not change horses but searched hastily in his war bag and slipped the strap of a binocular case across his shoulders and rode off with the girl as she finished cinching her saddle on a fresh horse. – The Settling of the Sage by Hal G. Evarts
  3. She was watching through a binocular a faint light which had become visible in the direction of the bluff far away over the bay. – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  4. In the centre, standing beside the rail, were Dean Drone and Dr. Gallagher, looking through binocular glasses at the shore. – Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock
  5. The sight was a standard binocular light- gun sight, with a spongeplastic mask to save the gunner from a pair of black eyes every time he fired it. – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
  6. Go to the cabin and fetch my large binocular in its case. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  7. He seized the binocular again to watch the way up to the Fort, in jealous dread lest Chris Lisle should go up there; but, though he was constantly watching, and often saw Chris go out from his lodgings, it was mostly with his rod upon his shoulder, and in the other direction- toward the bridge and the glen. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  8. Then the mate went aloft with the binocular. – A Desperate Voyage by Edward Frederick Knight
  9. From his saddle Langdon unslung a binocular glass imported from Paris. – The Grizzly King by James Oliver Curwood
  10. Military agency has completely destroyed the physical concept which the white world had of the Negro in 1914, by placing him in the focus of Caucasian binocular vision, wherein his better attributes become visible in their synthetic relation. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  11. " Now, I would not mind laying a whole shilling that Master Hilton has his binocular focussed exactly upon one of your faces, and is watching every turn of expression. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  12. Rising to the height of 4, 000 feet, he searched the sea in all directions through his binocular. – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  13. Between it and the huts was an open space of considerable extent, and though when Rodier first drew his attention to the place they must have been more than a mile distant from it, he could see, even without his binocular, a crowd of people moving about the open space. – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  14. There was something rather disturbing in the dry, quizzical smile that I encountered and the reflection that I had been under observation, and I felt as much embarrassed as I should suppose a self- conscious water- flea might feel on finding itself on the illuminated stage of a binocular microscope. – The Red Thumb Mark by R. Austin Freeman
  15. At all risks he would get out his binocular and scan them more closely. – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  16. The view was, of course, superb, but while I was admiring it in all its wonderful extent and variety, Hall, who had immediately pulled out his binocular, was busy inspecting the Syx works, the top of whose great tufted smoke column was thousands of feet beneath our level. – The Moon Metal by Garrett P. Serviss
  17. When her distinctive steps finally came through the door, he refused to raise his head from the binocular microscope. – Mate in Two Moves by Winston Marks
  18. Then we passed, on the left as we ascended the stream, the mountain on whose summit I tried with my binocular to discern the Astronaut, but unsuccessfully, the trees on the lower slopes intercepting the view. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  19. He put down the binocular, took the six- gun from its holster, twirled the cylinder briskly and caressed the trigger with an eager finger. – Bruce of the Circle A by Harold Titus