eyeglasses eyeglasses  /ˈaɪɡ ˌlæ səz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Looking to the Future: Suitably outfitted with 2001 eyeglasses, Amy Kalna, of Greenwich, Conn.
  2. Critics love the FoxL speaker, which, though no bigger than an eyeglasses case, transmits sound that's rich enough to please a cranky audiophile.
  3. Workers' contributions have been upped in stages to 39 a week, and there are now partial charges for prescriptions, appliances, eyeglasses and dentistry.

News

  1. Giving help, getting help, June 25

    THE CAYCE-WEST COLUMBIA LIONS CLUB and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department are collecting new and used eyeglasses and hearing aids to be donated to S.C. Lions Charitable Services in order to support its mission of assisting children and young adults who experience problems with their abilities to hear and see. Donations may be dropped off through Monday at the following locations ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The State

  2. Heloise: Donate old eyeglasses

    Dear Heloise: I know you have given out this information several times, but until I had eye surgery, I didn't need the information. Now I have several old eyeglasses and would like to donate them. Where should I send them? - Jason C.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Amarillo Globe-News

  3. From deaf students to prisoners, Lions program delivers eyeglasses around the world

    Since its inception in the 1990s, the New Jersey Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center has collected more than 10.8 million pairs of eyeglasses and helped to distribute more than 1.2 million pairs to mission groups going abroad.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Star-Ledger

Quotes

  1. "My eyewear is a part of my look and personality," says Jackson. "Eyeglasses aren't only for seeing, but for looking good. The days of being called 'four eyes' are out."
    on May 19, 2008 By: Randy Jackson Source: Newsday

  2. "Warren Buffett is mainly known for his oversize, square-frame eyeglasses, which make him look like a dynamic visionary but are admittedly a bit harsh.," said Davis, 38, who says she is excited about her first foray into menswear. "To soften...
    on Aug 29, 2008 By: Kristin Davis Source: South African Film News (press release)

  3. Katzenberg predicts "3D eyeglasses will become as common as the many choices as exist in sunglasses today."
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: Jeffrey Katzenberg Source: NPR (blog)

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