Opera-glass

  • 1 Opera glass — Opera Op er*a ([o^]p [ e]r*[.a]), n. [It., fr. opera work, composition, opposed to an improvisation, fr. L. opera pains, work, fr. opus, operis, work, labor: cf. F. op[ e]ra. See {Operate}.] 1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music… …

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  • 2 opera glass — ˈ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a small binocular optical instrument similar to the field glass and adapted for use at the opera or theater often used in plural * * * opera glass or opera glasses noun Small binoculars used by audiences in the theatre …

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  • 3 opera glass — noun A pair of small low powered binoculars for use at a theatrical performance. Talbot, I said, you have an opera glass. Let me have it. An opera glass ! no ! what do you suppose I would be doing with an opera glass ? …

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  • 4 opera-glass — teatriniai žiūronai statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. opera glass vok. Opernglas, n rus. бинокль, m pranc. jumelles, f …

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  • 5 opera glass — noun Date: 1738 a small low power binocular without prisms for use at the opera or theater often used in plural …

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  • 6 opera-glass — n. Lorgnette …

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  • 7 opera-glass hand — a pawlike hand marked by telescoping of the fingers caused by absorption of the phalanges, seen in chronic arthritis …

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  • 8 diagonal opera glass — Polemoscope Po*lem o*scope, n. [Gr. ? war + scope: cf. F. pol[ e]moscope.] An opera glass or field glass with an oblique mirror arranged for seeing objects that do not lie directly before the eye; called also {diagonal opera glass}, or {side… …

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  • 9 side opera glass — Polemoscope Po*lem o*scope, n. [Gr. ? war + scope: cf. F. pol[ e]moscope.] An opera glass or field glass with an oblique mirror arranged for seeing objects that do not lie directly before the eye; called also {diagonal opera glass}, or {side… …

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  • 10 Opera — Op er*a ([o^]p [ e]r*[.a]), n. [It., fr. opera work, composition, opposed to an improvisation, fr. L. opera pains, work, fr. opus, operis, work, labor: cf. F. op[ e]ra. See {Operate}.] 1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music forms an… …

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  • 11 Opera box — Opera Op er*a ([o^]p [ e]r*[.a]), n. [It., fr. opera work, composition, opposed to an improvisation, fr. L. opera pains, work, fr. opus, operis, work, labor: cf. F. op[ e]ra. See {Operate}.] 1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music… …

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  • 12 Opera buffa — Opera Op er*a ([o^]p [ e]r*[.a]), n. [It., fr. opera work, composition, opposed to an improvisation, fr. L. opera pains, work, fr. opus, operis, work, labor: cf. F. op[ e]ra. See {Operate}.] 1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music… …

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  • 13 Opera flannel — Opera Op er*a ([o^]p [ e]r*[.a]), n. [It., fr. opera work, composition, opposed to an improvisation, fr. L. opera pains, work, fr. opus, operis, work, labor: cf. F. op[ e]ra. See {Operate}.] 1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music… …

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  • 14 Opera girl — Opera Op er*a ([o^]p [ e]r*[.a]), n. [It., fr. opera work, composition, opposed to an improvisation, fr. L. opera pains, work, fr. opus, operis, work, labor: cf. F. op[ e]ra. See {Operate}.] 1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music… …

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  • 15 Opera girls — Opera Op er*a ([o^]p [ e]r*[.a]), n. [It., fr. opera work, composition, opposed to an improvisation, fr. L. opera pains, work, fr. opus, operis, work, labor: cf. F. op[ e]ra. See {Operate}.] 1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music… …

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  • 16 Opera hat — Opera Op er*a ([o^]p [ e]r*[.a]), n. [It., fr. opera work, composition, opposed to an improvisation, fr. L. opera pains, work, fr. opus, operis, work, labor: cf. F. op[ e]ra. See {Operate}.] 1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music… …

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  • 17 Opera house — Opera Op er*a ([o^]p [ e]r*[.a]), n. [It., fr. opera work, composition, opposed to an improvisation, fr. L. opera pains, work, fr. opus, operis, work, labor: cf. F. op[ e]ra. See {Operate}.] 1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music… …

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  • 18 Opera seria — Opera Op er*a ([o^]p [ e]r*[.a]), n. [It., fr. opera work, composition, opposed to an improvisation, fr. L. opera pains, work, fr. opus, operis, work, labor: cf. F. op[ e]ra. See {Operate}.] 1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music… …

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  • 19 opera — a drama sung, 1640s, from It. opera, lit. a work, from L. opera work, effort (Latin plural regarded as feminine singular), secondary (abstract) noun from operari to work, from opus (gen. operis) a work (see OPUS (Cf. opus)). Defined in Elson s… …

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  • 20 Ópera de San Francisco — Vestíbulo del War Memorial Opera House …

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