pair of eyeglasses
eyeglasses eye"glas`ses n. pl. a pair of lenses fixed together in a frame, used for correcting defective vision. Also called a {pair of eyeglasses}. See also eyeglass[1].

Syn: spectacles, specs, glasses. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pair of specs — noun A pair of lenses set in a frame worn on the nose and ears in order to correct deficiencies in eyesight or to ornament the face. Syn: eyeglasses, glasses, pair of eyeglasses, spectacles, pair of glasses, pair of spectacles, specs …   Wiktionary

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