monocle


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mon·o·cle

 (mŏn′ə-kəl)
n.
An eyeglass for one eye.

[French, from Late Latin monoculus, having one eye : Greek mono-, mono- + Latin oculus, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]

mon′o·cled (-kəld) adj.

monocle

(ˈmɒnəkəl)
n
(Medicine) a lens for correcting defective vision of one eye, held in position by the facial muscles
[C19: from French, from Late Latin monoculus one-eyed, from mono- + oculus eye]
ˈmonocled adj

mon•o•cle

(ˈmɒn ə kəl)

n.
an eyeglass for one eye.
[1855–60; < French, n. use of adj.: one-eyed < Medieval Latin monoculus= Greek mon- mon- + Latin oculus eye, partial translation of Greek monóphthalmos]
mon′o•cled, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monocle - lens for correcting defective vision in one eyemonocle - lens for correcting defective vision in one eye; held in place by facial muscles
lens, lens system, lense - a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
Translations
مونوكْل: نَظّارَه بِعَيْنٍ واحِدَه
monokl
monokel
monokli
einglyrni
monoklis
monoklis
monokel
monokltekgözlük

monocle

[ˈmɒnəkl] Nmonóculo m

monocle

[ˈmɒnəkəl] nmonocle m

monocle

nMonokel nt

monocle

[ˈmɒnəkl] nmonocolo

monocle

(ˈmonəkl) noun
a lens or eyeglass for one eye only.
References in classic literature ?
Then he looked at the three through his monocle and said:
Beauchamp, one of the kings of the press, and therefore claiming the right of a throne everywhere, was eying everybody through his monocle.
He doesn't make shift, for sight, with your charming monocle.
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Known as MONOCLE, the Phase II trial is set to examine the efficacy of the drug tefinostat, in addition to investigating any myelomonocytic side effects that may arise in patients with chronic leukaemia (CMML).
A badger agrees to supply a monocle if he also can go to the party.
He had the full cad ensemble including his distinctive voice, as well as using a monocle, waistcoat and cigarette holder.
In the past year, they have found a glass eye, a gentleman's cane, a Victorian-style monocle, along with the usual assortment of mobile phones and odd shoes.
Boxing legend Chris Eubank has admitted he doesn't need his trademark monocle after having laser eye surgery.