spectacles

[n] - optical instrument consisting of a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
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spectacles

Lenses set in a frame that holds them in front of the eyes, used to correct errors of refraction or to protect the eyes. The parts of the spectacles are the lenses; the bridge between the lenses, resting on the nose; the rims or frames, encircling the lenses; the sides or temples that pass on either side of the head to the ears; the bows, the curve...
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spectacles

specs noun optical instrument consisting of a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
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spectacles

(spekĀ“tә-kәlz) glasses.
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spectacles

eyeglass, spectacles 1. A glass lens used to correct a defect in visual acuity or to prevent exposure to bright light if the lens is tinted. 2. A transparent refractive device worn to correct reflection errors in the patient's eyes. 3. A device worn to protect the eyes from glare or particles in the air.
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Spectacles

Spectacles are devices for aiding sight, and consist of lenses of glass, rock crystal, or plastic, mechanically supported before the eyes. The term is more generally used for those glasses which are fixed in frames and fitted with supports for the ears. Spectacles without ear supports, which grip the nose are called pince-nez. The lenses may be sur...
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spectacles

Type: Term Pronunciation: spek′tĭ-kĕlz Definitions: 1. Lenses set in a frame that holds them in front of the eyes, used to correct errors of refraction or to protect the eyes. The parts of the spectacles are the lenses; the bridge between the lenses, resting on the nose; the rims or frames, encircling the lenses; the sides or temple...
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spectacles

Another name for glasses, worn to correct or assist defective vision
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Spectacles

Shadings or dark markings over or around the eyes or from eyes to ears.
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Spectacles

lighter, circular colouring around eyes of some breeds
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Spectacles

another word for a pair. From the appearance of two ducks on the scorecard as 0-0. Two first ball ducks in the same match may be called a pair of golden spectacles.
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Spectacles

Shadings or dark markings over or around the eyes or from eyes to ears.
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Spectacles

Informal term for a combination of contrastingly pigmented lores and eye rings, which resemble eyeglass frames (as in Plumbeous Vireo).
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Spectacles

Informal term for a combination of contrastingly pigmented lores and eye rings, which resemble eyeglass frames.
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