(Bin"ny) n. (Zoöl.) A large species of barbel found in the Nile, and much esteemed for food.
(Bin"o*cle) n. [F. binocle; L. bini two at a time + oculus eye.] (Opt.) A dioptric telescope,
fitted with two tubes joining, so as to enable a person to view an object with both eyes at once; a double-
barreled field glass or an opera glass.
(Bin*oc"u*lar) a. [Cf. F. binoculaire. See Binocle.]
1. Having two eyes. "Most animals are binocular." Derham.
2. Pertaining to both eyes; employing both eyes at once; as, binocular vision.
3. Adapted to the use of both eyes; as, a binocular microscope or telescope. Brewster.
(Bin*oc"u*lar) n. A binocular glass, whether opera glass, telescope, or microscope.
(Bin*oc"u*lar*ly), adv. In a binocular manner.
(Bin*oc"u*late) a. Having two eyes.
(Bi*no"mi*al) n. [L. bis twice + nomen name: cf. F. binome, LL. binomius (or fr. bi- + Gr.
distribution ?). Cf. Monomial.] (Alg.) An expression consisting of two terms connected by the sign
plus (+) or minus (-); as, a + b, or 7 - 3.
1. Consisting of two terms; pertaining to binomials; as, a binomial root.
2. (Nat. Hist.) Having two names; used of the system by which every animal and plant receives two
names, the one indicating the genus, the other the species, to which it belongs.
Binomial theorem (Alg.), the theorem which expresses the law of formation of any power of a binomial.
(Bi*nom"i*nal) a. [See Binomial.] Of or pertaining to two names; binomial.
(Bi*nom"i*nous) a. Binominal. [Obs.]
(Bi*not"o*nous) a. [L. bini two at a time + tonus, fr. Gr. , tone.] Consisting of two notes; as,
a binotonous cry.
(Bi"nous) a. Same as Binate.
(Bin*ox"a*late) n. [Pref. bin- + oxalate.] (Chem.) A salt having two equivalents of oxalic
acid to one of the base; an acid oxalate.
(Bin*ox"ide) n. [Pref. bin- + oxide.] (Chem.) Same as Dioxide.
(||Bin"tu*rong) n. (Zoöl.) A small Asiatic civet of the genus Arctilis.
(Bi*nu"cle*ar Bi*nu"cle*ate) a. [Pref. bi- + nuclear, nucleate.] (Biol.) Having two nuclei; as,
(Bi*nu"cle*o*late) a. [Pref. bi- + nucleolus.] (Biol.) Having two nucleoli.
(Bi"o*blast) n. [Gr. life + -blast.] (Biol.) Same as Bioplast.