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eyeglass

eye·glass

eyeglass

 
pronunciation:
aI glaes
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (pl.) two glass or plastic lenses in a frame that has a bridge resting on the nose and extensions hooked around the ears, used to correct defective vision; glasses; spectacles.
definition 2: a hand-held glass lens used to enhance vision; monocle.
definition 3: a cup, usu. of glass, shaped to fit around the eye and used to bathe or apply medicine to it; eyecup.
definition 4: an eyepiece, as on a microscope or telescope.
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