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eye·glass

 (ī′glăs′)
n.
1.
a. eyeglasses Glasses for the eyes.
b. A single lens in a pair of glasses; a monocle.
2. See eyepiece.
3. See eyecup.

eyeglasses

(ˈaɪˌɡlɑːsɪz)
pl n
chiefly US another word for spectacles
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eyeglasses - optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective visioneyeglasses - optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
bifocals - eyeglasses having two focal lengths, one for near vision and the other for far vision
nosepiece, bridge - the link between two lenses; rests on the nose
frame - the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
goggles - tight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyes
lorgnette - eyeglasses that are held to the eyes with a long handle
optical instrument - an instrument designed to aid vision
pince-nez - spectacles clipped to the nose by a spring
dark glasses, shades, sunglasses - spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun; "he was wearing a pair of mirrored shades"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations

eyeglasses

[ˈaɪglɑːsɪz] (US) npl (= spectacles) → lunettes fpl

eye·glass·es

n. pl. espejuelos, gafas, lentes, anteojos;
bifocal ______ bifocales;
trifocal ______ trifocales.

eyeglasses

npl gafas, lentes mpl, anteojos, espejuelos (esp. Carib) (V. también glasses.)
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