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gas-permeable lens

[gas-pur-mee-uh-buh l] /ˈgæsˌpɜr mi ə bəl/
noun
1.
a semisoft contact lens, usually removed each day, that allows air to pass through to the eye and affords a wider range of vision corrections than a soft contact lens.
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gas-permeable lens

noun
1.
a contact lens made of rigid plastic that is more permeable to air than a standard hard lens GP Compare hard lens, soft lens
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