bifocal


1bi·fo·cal

adjective \ˈbī-ˌfō-kəl\

of eyeglasses : divided into two parts that help a person to see things that are nearby and things that are far away

Full Definition of BIFOCAL

1
:  having two focal lengths
2
:  having one part that corrects for near vision and one for distant vision <a bifocal eyeglass lens>

Origin of BIFOCAL

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1888

Rhymes with BIFOCAL

2bifocal

noun

Definition of BIFOCAL

1
plural :  eyeglasses with bifocal lenses
2
:  a bifocal glass or lens

First Known Use of BIFOCAL

1899

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