Definition of opera glasses in English:

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opera glasses

Pronunciation: /ˈäp(ə)rə ˌɡlasəz/
(or opera glass)

plural noun

Small binoculars for use at the opera or theater.
Example sentences
  • People brought binoculars and opera glasses to get a better look.
  • Petzval also perfected the telescope and designed the opera glasses.
  • Galileo's telescope was similar to a pair of opera glasses in that it used an arrangement of glass lenses to magnify objects.

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Syllabification: op·er·a glass·es

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