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eyeglass

[ ahy-glas, ahy-glahs ]
/ ˈaɪˌglæs, ˈaɪˌglɑs /
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noun

eyeglasses, glass (def. 5).
a single lens used to aid vision, especially one worn or carried on the person; monocle.
an eyepiece.
an eyecup.

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Origin of eyeglass

First recorded in 1605–15; eye + glass
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British Dictionary definitions for eyeglass

eyeglass
/ (ˈaɪˌɡlɑːs) /

noun

a lens for aiding or correcting defective vision, esp a monocle
another word for eyepiece
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Medical definitions for eyeglass

eyeglass
[ īglăs′ ]

n.

eyeglasses Glasses for the eyes.
A single lens in a pair of glasses; a monocle.
eyepiece
eyecup
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