[n] - optical instrument consisting of a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
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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...
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specs noun optical instrument consisting of a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
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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 t...
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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 th...
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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 ...
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