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Monocular

Definition
adjective
(1) Pertaining to (a) the use of only one eye for seeing , or (b) the use of each eye independently, as monocular vision
(2) Of, pertaining to, or having, only one eyepiece for use by one eye at a time, e.g. monocular microscope
(3) Affecting only one eye
(4) One-eyed
noun, plural only: monoculars
An ocular device intended for use by only one eye; a monocle
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Word origin: Latin mono- (one) + ocular, from oculus (eye)
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  • ocular
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  • Dominant eye


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