bifocals


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bi·fo·cal

 (bī-fō′kəl, bī′fō′-)
adj.
1. Having two focal lengths.
2. Having one section that corrects for distant vision and another that corrects for near vision, as an eyeglass lens.
3. Having two distinct goals or objects of attention: a bifocal approach to the problem.
pl.n. bi·fo·cals (bī′fō′kəlz, bī-fō′-)
Eyeglasses with bifocal lenses.

bi·fo′cal·ism n.

bifocals

(baɪˈfəʊkəlz)
pl n
(Medicine) a pair of spectacles with bifocal lenses
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bifocals - eyeglasses having two focal lengths, one for near vision and the other for far vision
eyeglasses, glasses, specs, spectacles - optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations
bifokální brýle
bifokale briller
kaksitehosilmälasit
bifokalne naočale
遠近両用メガネ
이중 초점 안경
dubbelslipade glasögon
แว่นสองเลนส์
kính hai tròng

bifocals

[ˌbaɪˈfəʊkəlz] npllunettes fpl à double foyer

bifocals

[baɪˈfəʊklz] nplocchiali mpl bifocali

bifocals

نَظّارَة ثُنَائِيَّة البُؤْرَة bifokální brýle bifokale briller Bifokalbrille διπλοεστιακά γυαλιά gafas bifocales kaksitehosilmälasit lunettes à double foyer bifokalne naočale occhiali bifocali 遠近両用メガネ 이중 초점 안경 dubbelfocusbril bifokale briller okulary dwuogniskowe óculos bifocais бифокальные очки dubbelslipade glasögon แว่นสองเลนส์ çift odaklı gözlük kính hai tròng 双焦眼镜
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These can be fitted with low-power monovision (one eye far and one eye near), or with low-powered bifocals.
As a result, visual stimuli above the horizon are processed sharper, stronger, and faster: our brain is wearing bifocals, so to speak.
THE SCOPEAID FROM CLEMIT WAS CREATED FOR SHOOTERS WHO WEAR bifocals.
In my case the solution for daily life was a simple one; my optometrist put me in glasses with progressive lenses, sometimes called no-line bifocals.
I finally gave up and had my eyes examined, and the result was the dreaded mark of middle age: bifocals.
Welch added, "Worst of all, it was my first day with new bifocals.
Generally recognized as an invention of Benjamin Franklin's in the 1700s, bifocals are eyeglasses with two distinct optical powers that give wearers the ability to clearly see objects both near and far.
Appropriate glasses or lenses--including reading glasses, mul-tifocals (which can he bifocals or trifocals) and various types of contact lenses can effectively treat the problem.
95 for an eye test and new pair of bifocals from The Outside Clinic, which offers NHS-funded home visits.
Washington, June 23 ( ANI ): Women require reading glasses or bifocal lenses earlier than men due to factors other than focusing ability, such as arm length or preferred reading distance, which should be considered when prescribing readers or bifocals, a new study has revealed.
WHAT THEY DO: A step beyond no-line bifocals, emPower