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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spectacles, specs, eyeglasses, glassesnoun

    optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision

Wiktionary

  1. glassesnoun

    spectacles, frames bearing two lenses worn in front of the eyes

  2. glassesnoun

    Plural form of glass.

Wikipedia

  1. Glasses

    Glasses, also known as eyeglasses or spectacles, are vision eyewear with lenses (clear or tinted) mounted in a frame that holds them in front of a person's eyes, typically utilizing a bridge over the nose and hinged arms (known as temples or temple pieces) that rest over the ears. Glasses are typically used for vision correction, such as with reading glasses and glasses used for nearsightedness; however, without the specialized lenses, they are sometimes used for cosmetic purposes. Safety glasses provide eye protection against flying debris for construction workers or lab technicians; these glasses may have protection on the sides of the eyes as well as in the lenses. Some types of safety glasses are used to protect against visible and near-visible light or radiation. Glasses are worn for eye protection in some sports, such as squash. Glasses wearers may use a strap to prevent the glasses from falling off. Wearers of glasses that are used only part of the time may have the glasses attached to a cord that goes around their neck to prevent the loss and breaking of the glasses. The loss of glasses would be detrimental to those working in these conditions. Sunglasses allow for better vision in bright daylight and may protect one's eyes against damage from excessive levels of ultraviolet light. Typical sunglasses lenses are tinted for protection against bright light or polarized to remove glare; photochromic glasses are blacked out or lightly tinted in dark or indoor conditions, but turn into sunglasses when they come into contact with ultraviolet light. Most over-the-counter sunglasses do not have corrective power in the lenses; however, special prescription sunglasses can be made. People with conditions that have photophobia as a primary symptom (like certain migraine disorders or Irlen syndrome) often wear sunglasses or precision tinted glasses, even indoors and at night. Specialized glasses may be used for viewing specific visual information, for example, 3D glasses for 3D films (stereoscopy). Sometimes glasses are worn purely for fashion or aesthetic purposes. Even with glasses used for vision correction, a wide range of fashions are available, using plastic, metal, wire, and other materials for frames.

ChatGPT

  1. glasses

    Glasses, also known as eyeglasses or spectacles, are frames bearing lenses worn in front of the eyes, primarily for vision correction, eye protection, or for protection from UV rays. They could also be used for viewing visual information, such as 3D glasses or magnification glasses for reading.

Wikidata

  1. Glasses

    Megane is a 2007 Japanese comedy film written and directed by Naoko Ogigami. The film is set on an unnamed Japanese island and tells the story of a vacationing university professor who comes in contact with several eccentric local inhabitants. The movie is a follow-up to Ogigami's 2006 film Kamome Shokudo, and features two of the same actors. It was featured at several film festivals including the Sundance Film Festival. During production, Ogigami decided the title of the movie after an impromptu realization that all of the characters in the film wore glasses.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'glasses' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4166

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'glasses' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1777

Anagrams for glasses »

  1. gasless

  2. sagless

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glasses in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glasses in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of glasses in a Sentence

  1. Yasmin Simeonova:

    After three years in Buenos Aires, I now have a very strong and passionate relationship with Fernet, i love it and it loves me. We're having fun times until early mornings, in plastic glasses, half-cut bottles of Coke, wandering in streets, below bridges and across borders.

  2. Rachel Bishop:

    The focusing muscle in your eye changes as you age. You can focus up close when you're 20 for hours at a time and have no problems. But that ability declines as you age, for people who aren't eager to have a medical appointment, the first thing is to try on some low-strength, over-the-counter reading glasses. Hold up something to read and pick the lowest number Rachel Bishop can comfortably read at the distance Rachel Bishop like to work.

  3. Richard France:

    I'm used to going to the theater with captions in it, but it's much more enjoyable with the glasses because I can follow the movement of the actors on the stage, and they feel is more inclusive.

  4. One LASIK patient:

    Things would appear double. Around the lights were like having starbursts. Waxler, who in 2011 petitioned The FDA to issue a voluntary recall of LASIK but was denied, told CBS News the procedure should absolutely be banned. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Theres nothing wrong with a persons eyes who goes to get Lasik, they have healthy eyes. They could go and get a pair of glasses.

  5. Zack Ward:

    I have a prominent place as that red-headed kid with the funny eyes, it’s not a level of say, Tom Cruise, but it’s recognizable. I’ve done over 100 films, but I’m always that guy. And there’s just not a lot of redheads on television. So you do stand out when you’re in something. Even if I’m wearing a hat with glasses, if I’m walking down the street or having dinner, people will still come up to me and ask questions about the film. I think it’s very sweet.

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