eyeglass

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

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.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. eyed,
  2. eyedness,
  3. eyedropper,
  4. eyefold,
  5. eyeful,
  6. eyeglasses,
  7. eyeground,
  8. eyehole,
  9. eyehook,
  10. eyelash

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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Medicine 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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