Definition of glasses in English:

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glasses

Pronunciation: /ˈɡlasəz/

plural noun

1A pair of lenses set in a frame resting on the nose and ears, used to correct or assist defective eyesight or protect the eyes.
Example sentences
  • She stood in the hallway in another one of her typical flowing dresses, her hair tied up this time and a small pair of silver glasses resting on her nose.
  • This teenager held a buff build and tall lean body with brown hair was spiked and wire frame glasses rested on his nose.
  • Silver framed glasses rested on the tip of her nose, her short hair being tousled by the brisk winds.
Synonyms
1.1A pair of binoculars.
Example sentences
  • Some of them would scan the beach with powerful binoculars and night glasses, focussing on the couples.
  • Others around the rim of the valley took up the cry and commanders with binoculars trained their glasses on the sea.
  • He pulled out a small pair of binoculars that doubled as night vision glasses and headed towards the edge of the rock face.

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Syllabification: glass·es

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