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contact lens

noun

: a thin piece of round plastic that is worn on the eye to improve vision

Full Definition of CONTACT LENS

:  a thin lens designed to fit over the cornea and usually worn to correct defects in vision

Examples of CONTACT LENS

  1. She wears contact lenses more often than glasses.

First Known Use of CONTACT LENS

1888

contact lens

noun con·tact lens \ˌkän-ˌtakt-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONTACT LENS

:  a thin lens designed to fit over the cornea and usually worn to correct defects in vision

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