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eyeglass

Syllabification: eye·glass
Pronunciation: /ˈīˌɡlas
 
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Definition of eyeglass in English:

noun

1A single lens for correcting or assisting defective eyesight, especially a monocle.
Example sentences
  • If my wife can have one contact, why can't we have one eyeglass?
  • We manufacture bespoke custom handmade eyeglass frames, spectacle frames and sunglasses in house at our own eye glasses frame making factory.
1.1 (eyeglasses) North American another term for glasses.
Example sentences
  • You can easily correct the condition with eyeglasses or contact lenses.
  • You can easily correct this condition with eyeglasses or contact lenses.
  • In some cases, the problem can be corrected by wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses.
1.2 another term for eyepiece.
Example sentences
  • Means are provided for preventing rotation of the eyeglass lenses when the microscope's binocular tubes are adjusted for the user's interpupillary distance.
  • A surgeon may utilize a microscope eyeglass assembly in order for him to achieve a desired magnification of the operating area.

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