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eyeglass

[ ahy-glas, ahy-glahs ]

noun

  1. eyeglasses, glass ( def 7 ).
  2. a single lens used to aid vision, especially one worn or carried on the person; monocle.
  3. an eyepiece.
  4. an eyecup.


eyeglass

/ ˈaɪˌɡlɑːs /

noun

  1. a lens for aiding or correcting defective vision, esp a monocle
  2. another word for eyepiece


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Word History and Origins

Origin of eyeglass1

First recorded in 1605–15; eye + glass

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Example Sentences

The eye shield should fit seamlessly over the face with or without eyeglasses and provide venting and anti-fogging technology.

Meanwhile, she is holding off on expenses like new eyeglasses and co-pays for the dentist.

Luckily, when you wear prescription eyeglasses you have a couple of options when looking for ski goggles.

Some, like the PlayStation VR, allows you to adjust the lens distance from your eyes, which is helpful for those who wear eyeglasses.

It’s also embedded within shopping apps and store mirrors that let people try on anything from eyeglasses to makeup virtually.

Seager writes about being threatened by a patient with a shank carved out of an eyeglass stem.

Seton, smoking one of the inevitable cheroots, watched him, tapping his teeth with the rim of his eyeglass.

His interlocutor began, with a shake of the eyeglass, to shift and sidle again, as if distinctly excited by the subject.

Verinder helped himself to a sandwich, ogling Moya the while with his eyeglass.

"We mustn't put it too baldly," observed Southend, dangling his eyeglass.

Mr. O'Royster adjusted his eyeglass and looked with a sort of serene curiosity at the man.

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