Relating to, affecting, or visible by one eye only. [mono- + L. oculus, eye]

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mon·oc·u·lar mä-'näk-yə-lər, mə- adj
1) of, involving, or affecting a single eye <\monocular vision>
2) suitable for use with only one eye <a \monocular microscope>
mon·oc·u·lar·ly adv

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relating to or used by one eye only. Compare binocular.

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mon·oc·u·lar (mon-okґu-lər) [mono- + ocular] 1. pertaining to or having but one eye. 2. having but one eyepiece, as in a microscope.

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  • Monocular — Mo*noc u*lar, a. [L. monoculus; Gr. mo nos single + L. oculus eye: cf. F. monoculaire.] 1. Having only one eye; with one eye only; as, monocular vision. [1913 Webster] 2. Adapted to be used with only one eye at a time; as, a monocular microscope …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monocular — adjetivo 1. [Visión] que se realiza con un sólo ojo. 2. [Aparato] que permite la visión con un sólo ojo: microscopio monocular. El catalejo es monocular …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • monocular — adj. oftalm. Que utiliza únicamente un ojo. ⊆ Relativo a un solo ojo. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • monocular — (adj.) 1630s, from L.L. monoculus one eyed, from Gk. monos alone, single (see MONO (Cf. mono )) + L. oculus eye (see EYE (Cf. eye) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • monocular — adj. 2 g. Relativo a um só olho.   ‣ Etimologia: grego mónos, único + ocular …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • monocular — (De mono y ocular). 1. adj. Dicho de la visión: Que se realiza con un solo ojo. 2. Dicho de un aparato: Que se emplea para mirar con un solo ojo …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • monocular — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ with, for, or using one eye. ► NOUN ▪ an optical instrument for viewing distant objects with one eye. ORIGIN Latin monoculus having one eye …   English terms dictionary

  • monocular — [mə näk′yo͞o lər, mə näk′yələr] adj. [< LL monoculus (see MONOCLE) + AR] 1. having only one eye 2. of, or for use by, only one eye n. a field glass or telescopic device with a single eyepiece …   English World dictionary

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