eyeglass

eyeglass

[ahy-glas, ahy-glahs]
noun
1.
eyeglasses, glass ( def 5 ).
2.
a single lens used to aid vision, especially one worn or carried on the person; monocle.
3.
an eyepiece.
4.
an eyecup.

Origin:
1605–15; eye + glass

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eyeglass (ˈaɪˌɡlɑːs)
 
n
1.  a lens for aiding or correcting defective vision, esp a monocle
2.  another word for eyepiece

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eyeglass eye·glass (ī'glās')
n.

  1. eyeglasses Glasses for the eyes.

  2. A single lens in a pair of glasses; a monocle.

  3. See eyepiece.

  4. See eyecup.

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