HyperDic: eyeglasses

English > 1 sense of the word eyeglasses:
NOUNartifacteyeglasses, spectacles, specs, glassesoptical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
eyeglasses > pronunciation
Soundsay'glae.sahz; ay'glae.sihz
Rhymesabuzz ... wages: 30 rhymes with ahz...
Agassiz ... wiz: 36 rhymes with ihz...
English > eyeglasses: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningoptical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision.
Synonymsspectacles, specs, glasses
Part offrameThe framework for a pair of eyeglasses
Partsbridge, nosepieceThe link between two lenses
Narrowerbifocalseyeglasses having two focal lengths, one for near vision and the other for far vision
gogglesTight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyes
lorgnetteeyeglasses that are held to the eyes with a long handle
pince-nezspectacles clipped to the nose by a spring
sunglasses, dark glasses, shadesspectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun
Broaderoptical instrumentAn instrument designed to aid vision
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishanteojos, especificaciones, gafas, lentes
Catalanlent, ulleres

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