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bifocal

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adjective bi·fo·cal \ˈbī-ˌfō-kəl\

Simple Definition of bifocal

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bifocal

  1. 1 :  having two focal lengths

  2. 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


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bifocal

noun bi·fo·cal

Definition of bifocal

  1. 1 plural :  eyeglasses with bifocal lenses

  2. 2 :  a bifocal glass or lens



1899

First Known Use of bifocal

1899


Learn More about bifocal

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "bifocal" Spanish Central: Translation of "bifocal"


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