field glasses

field glass
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feeld glas, glahs]
    • /fild glæs, glɑs/
    • /fiːld ɡlɑːs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feeld glas, glahs]
    • /fild glæs, glɑs/

Definition of field glasses words

  • noun field glasses Usually, field glasses. binoculars for use out of doors. 1

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Origin of field glasses

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
First recorded in 1885-90

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Parts of speech for Field glasses


field glasses popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for field glasses

noun field glasses

  • binoculars — Binoculars consist of two small telescopes joined together side by side, which you look through in order to look at things that are a long way away.
  • lorgnette — a pair of eyeglasses mounted on a handle.
  • pince-nez — a pair of glasses held on the face by a spring that grips the nose.

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