An optical instrument with a lens for each eye, used for viewing distant objects.
- Not with the naked eye, and certainly not through any optical device like binoculars or a telescope.
- James tried to adjust the lenses of the binoculars for a third, unsuccessful time.
- Perhaps he plans to observe Armageddon from a safe distance, through the lenses of his binoculars.
Late 19th century: plural of binocular.
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