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eyeglasses

Definitions of eyeglasses
  1. noun
    optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
    synonyms: glasses, specs, spectacles
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    bifocals
    eyeglasses having two focal lengths, one for near vision and the other for far vision
    goggles
    tight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyes
    lorgnette
    eyeglasses that are held to the eyes with a long handle
    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
    type of:
    optical instrument
    an instrument designed to aid vision
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