Definition of eyeglass in English:



  • 1A single lens for correcting or assisting defective eyesight, especially a monocle.

    • ‘We manufacture bespoke custom handmade eyeglass frames, spectacle frames and sunglasses in house at our own eye glasses frame making factory.’
    • ‘If my wife can have one contact, why can't we have one eyeglass?’
    1. 1.1North American
      another term for glasses
      • ‘People who wear eyeglasses or contact lenses must remember to wear them when evaluating eyepiece focus.’
      • ‘Contact lenses offer no eye protection, and eyeglasses provide inadequate protection.’
      • ‘A child's vision should be checked for conditions such as: misaligned eyes, cataracts, and problems that need correction with eyeglasses.’
      • ‘Before you set your mind to replace your eyeglasses with contact lenses, take these risks into consideration and then figure out if the benefits outweigh the risks.’
      • ‘In the future, contact lenses may not just be a cosmetic alternative to eyeglasses, but also a drug-delivering vehicle.’
      • ‘But the cost of eyeglasses or contact lenses is more easily managed.’
      • ‘Treatment may include prescribing eyeglasses or contact lenses to slightly overcorrect night vision and decrease the light scatter.’
      • ‘We drive cars with plastic parts, we wear eyeglasses with plastic lenses, and we sip mineral water from plastic bottles.’
      • ‘You may have to remove contact lenses, eyeglasses, jewelry, hairpins and other items.’
      • ‘Your eyeglass or contact lens prescription should be stable for at least one year.’
      • ‘The right lens of my eyeglasses is scratched to the point of making my vision all foggy in that eye while wearing them.’
      • ‘You can easily correct this condition with eyeglasses or contact lenses.’
      • ‘Emphasize to your clients that there is no shame in the use of a hearing instrument, just as there is no shame in the use of eyeglasses or contact lenses.’
      • ‘Try substituting eyeglasses for your contact lenses when the pollen count is high.’
      • ‘Patients may operate a vehicle without eyeglasses or contact lenses with a baseline of 20/40 vision.’
      • ‘You will not be allowed to wear jewelry, eyeglasses, contact lenses, dentures or wigs during the procedure.’
      • ‘In some cases, the problem can be corrected by wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses.’
      • ‘Low vision is a visual impairment not correctable by regular eyeglasses or contact lenses, medicine, or surgery.’
      • ‘Each of the recipients was given a sight test so they could receive the correct eyeglasses.’
      • ‘You can easily correct the condition with eyeglasses or contact lenses.’
    2. 1.2
      another term for eyepiece
      • ‘A surgeon may utilize a microscope eyeglass assembly in order for him to achieve a desired magnification of the operating area.’
      • ‘Means are provided for preventing rotation of the eyeglass lenses when the microscope's binocular tubes are adjusted for the user's interpupillary distance.’