horn-rimmed glasses


Definition of horn-rimmed glasses

  1. :  eyeglasses with frames made of a plastic that resembles the hard material of which horns are made

Word by Word Definitions

glassplay glasses
  1. :  any of various amorphous materials formed from a melt by cooling to rigidity without crystallization: such as

    :  a usually transparent or translucent material consisting typically of a mixture of silicates

    :  a material (as obsidian) produced by fast cooling of magma

  1. :  to provide with glass :  glaze

    :  to enclose, case, or wall with glass

    :  to make glassy

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clearly seen through or understood

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