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bifocal

División en sílabas: bi·fo·cal
Pronunciación: /ˈbīˌfōk(ə)l
 
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Definición de bifocal en inglés:

adjetivo

(Usually of a pair of eyeglasses) having lenses each with two parts with different focal lengths, one for distant vision and one for near vision.
Example sentences
  • The multiple vision lenses include bifocal lenses for near and distant vision.
  • Three different designs for bifocal contact lenses exist: simultaneous, concentric and alternating vision.
  • Alternatively, some people use varifocal or bifocal lenses in order to see objects clearly that are both close up and far away.

sustantivo

(bifocals) Volver al principio  
A pair of eyeglasses having lenses with two parts with different focal lengths.
Example sentences
  • So now, without my bifocals, I can barely read a menu without getting a headache.
  • I needed a pair of computer glasses as my bifocals cause me to have to get stiffnecked online looking down on the computer through the reading lenses.
  • The doctor looked at me again over his bifocals as he wrote something in his book.

Words that rhyme with bifocal

focal, local, univocal, varifocal, vocal, yokel

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