eyeglasses

A pair of ophthalmic lenses in a frame or mounting which is supported by the nose and ears. The purpose is to aid or improve vision. It does not include goggles or nonprescription sun glasses for which eye protective devices is available. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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eyeglasses

(iĀ“glas-әz) glasses.
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eyeglasses

lenses set in frames for wearing in front of the eyes to aid vision or to correct such defects of vision as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. In ... [4 related articles]
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eyeglasses

eyeglasses or spectacles,instrument or device for aiding and correcting defective sight. Eyeglasses usually consist of a pair of lenses mounted in a frame to hold them in position before the eyes. The first device of this kind was probably invented by Roger Bacon in the 13th cent. although similar d...
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eyeglasses

Type: Term Pronunciation: ī-glas′ez Synonyms: spectacles
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