eyecup

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noun eye·cup \ˈī-ˌkəp\

Definition of eyecup

  1. 1 :  a small oval cup with a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye used for applying liquid remedies to the eyes

  2. 2 :  optic cup

  3. 3 :  a usually rubber cup at the eyepiece of an optical instrument (as binoculars) for keeping out extraneous light

Circa 1874

First Known Use of eyecup

circa 1874


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eyecup

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noun eye·cup \ˈī-ˌkəp\

Medical Definition of eyecup

  1. 1:  a small oval cup with a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye used for applying liquid remedies to the eyes

  2. 2:  optic cup


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