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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. spectaclesnoun

    A pair of lenses set in a frame worn on the nose and ears in order to correct deficiencies in eyesight or to ornament the face.

Wikipedia

  1. spectacles

    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.

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  1. spectacles

    Spectacles, also known as glasses, are a type of corrective or protective eyewear that are designed to improve or protect vision by correcting refractive errors or shielding the eyes from damage. They consist of lenses which are held in place in front of the eyes by frames. Spectacles can be used for vision correction such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, or for protection like sunglasses which provide protection from bright light and ultraviolet (UV) rays.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spectacles in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spectacles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of spectacles in a Sentence

  1. Kevin Hart:

    I wouldn't tell that joke today, because when I said it, the times weren't as sensitive as they are now, i think we love to make big deals out of things that aren't necessarily big deals, because we can. These things become public spectacles. So why set yourself up for failure ?

  2. Paul Haenle:

    The developments over the past 48 hours highlight in stark fashion the inherent weaknesses of President Trumps preference for summit diplomacy international media spectacles that have failed to achieve substantial progress on the key issues, especially denuclearization.

  3. P. G. Wodehouse:

    At five minutes to eleven on the morning named he was at the station, a false beard and spectacles shielding his identity from the public eye. If you had asked him he would have said that he was a Scotch business man. As a matter a fact, he looked far more like a motor-car coming through a haystack.

  4. James Madison, Federalist Papers (# 10):

    Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property; have in general been as short in their lives as they are violent in their deaths.

  5. Robert Southey:

    I have told you of the Spaniard who always put on his spectacles when about to eat cherries, that they might look bigger and more attempting. In like manner I made the most of my enjoyment s: and through I do not cast my cares away, I pack them in as little compass as I can, and carry them as conveniently as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.

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