eyeglass

noun eye·glass \ ˈī-ˌglas \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of eyeglass

1 a :eyepiece
b :a lens worn to aid vision; specifically :monocle
c eyeglasses plural :glasses, spectacles
2 :eyecup 1

Examples of eyeglass in a Sentence

  1. She left her eyeglasses at work.

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First Known Use of eyeglass

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EYEGLASS Defined for English Language Learners

eyeglass

noun

Definition of eyeglass for English Language Learners

  • : a single lens that is worn over your eye to help you see

  • eyeglasses : a pair of lenses set into a frame and worn over your eyes to help you see


EYEGLASS Defined for Kids

eyeglass

noun eye·glass \ ˈī-ˌglas \

Definition of eyeglass for Students

1 :a glass lens used to help a person to see clearly
2 eyeglasses plural :glass 3

Medical Dictionary

eyeglass

noun eye·glass \ ˈī-ˌglas \

medical Definition of eyeglass

1 a :eyepiece
b :a lens worn to aid vision; specifically :monocle
c eyeglasses plural :glasses, spectacles
2 :eyecup 1

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