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sunglass1

[suhn-glas, -glahs] /ˈsʌnˌglæs, -ˌglɑs/
noun
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; sun + glass

sunglass2

[suhn-glas, -glahs] /ˈsʌnˌglæs, -ˌglɑs/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to sunglasses:
a new concept in sunglass design.

sunglasses

[suhn-glas-iz, -glah-siz] /ˈsʌnˌglæs ɪz, -ˌglɑ sɪz/
plural noun
1.
eyeglasses with colored or tinted lenses that protect the eyes from the glare of sunlight.
Origin
1800-10; sun + glasses
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British Dictionary definitions for sung-lass

sunglass

/ˈsʌnˌɡlɑːs/
noun
1.
a convex lens used to focus the sun's rays and thus produce heat or ignition; burning glass

sunglasses

/ˈsʌnˌɡlɑːsɪz/
plural noun
1.
glasses with darkened or polarizing lenses that protect the eyes from the sun's glare
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