bifocal bifocal  /ˈbaɪ foʊ kəl/


  • (adj) having two foci


  1. He devised bifocal glasses and clean-burning stoves, charts of the Gulf Stream and theories about the contagious nature of the common cold.
  2. The real object of Fowles' bifocal vision, though, is not so much the Victorian novel as the life it reflected.
  3. Feinbloom's binoculars are telemicroscopes mounted bifocal-style in the lower portion of ordinary prescription glasses.


  • Anybody else hate bifocals as much as I do?

    This summer, shortly after turning 53, I finally “upgraded” to bifocal eyeglasses, and I must admit that I am underwhelmed.
    on October 8, 2013     Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch


  • "The best fashion tip anyone can receive is to wear what both looks good and feels good on you, which certainly also applies to one's eyewear," said Hughes. "Bifocal lines and lens glares will really mess up a great look -- and squinting...
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Finola Hughes Source: FOXBusiness

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