sunglass
noun Date: 1804 1. a convex lens for converging the sun's rays 2. plural glasses to protect the eyes from the sun

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  • Sunglass — Sun glass , n.; pl. {Sunglasses}. A convex lens of glass for producing heat by converging the sun s rays into a focus. Lighting a cigar with a sunglass. Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sunglass — [sun′glas΄, sun′gläs΄] n. 1. BURNING GLASS 2. [pl.] eyeglasses with special lenses, usually tinted, to protect the eyes from the sun s glare …   English World dictionary

  • sunglass — noun a convex lens that focuses the rays of the sun; used to start a fire • Hypernyms: ↑converging lens, ↑convex lens * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: back formation from sunglasses : of or relating to sunglasses a low priced sunglass lens …   Useful english dictionary

  • sunglass — sunglass1 /sun glas , glahs /, n. See burning glass. [1800 10; SUN + GLASS] sunglass2 /sun glas , glahs /, adj. of or pertaining to sunglasses: a new concept in sunglass design. * * * …   Universalium

  • sunglass — noun Singular form of ; used chiefly in compounds a sunglass holder …   Wiktionary

  • sunglass — sun•glass [[t]ˈsʌnˌglæs, ˌglɑs[/t]] n. sunglasses, eyeglasses with tinted lenses to protect the eyes against sunlight a Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • sunglass — /ˈsʌnglas/ (say sunglahs) noun → burning glass …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sunglass Hut International — is North America’s largest retailer of sunglasses. The company operates over 1,800 stores, with over 1,500 located in North America. Overseas, the company operates stores in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. Sunglass Hut is focused… …   Wikipedia

  • Sunglass (film) — Infobox Film name = Sunglass caption = Movie poster for Sunglass imdb id =0816664 writer = R. Madhavan starring = R. Madhavan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Raima Sen Jaya Bachchan Naseerudin Shah Supriya Shukla director = Rituparno Ghosh producer =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sunglasses — Sunglass Sun glass , n.; pl. {Sunglasses}. A convex lens of glass for producing heat by converging the sun s rays into a focus. Lighting a cigar with a sunglass. Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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