What does sunglasses mean?

Definitions for sunglasses
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sunglasses, dark glasses, shadesnoun

    spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun

    "he was wearing a pair of mirrored shades"

Wiktionary

  1. sunglassesnoun

    Tinted glasses worn to protect the eyes from the sun.

  2. Etymology: sun + glasses

Wikipedia

  1. Sunglasses

    Sunglasses or sun glasses (informally called shades or sunnies; more names below) are a form of protective eyewear designed primarily to prevent bright sunlight and high-energy visible light from damaging or discomforting the eyes. They can sometimes also function as a visual aid, as variously termed spectacles or glasses exist, featuring lenses that are colored, polarized or darkened. In the early 20th century, they were also known as sun cheaters (cheaters then being an American slang term for glasses).Since the 1930s, sunglasses have been a popular fashion accessory, especially on the beach. The American Optometric Association recommends wearing sunglasses that block ultraviolet radiation (UV) whenever a person is in the sunlight to protect the eyes from UV and blue light, which can cause several serious eye problems. Their usage is mandatory immediately after some surgical procedures, such as LASIK, and recommended for a certain time period in dusty areas, when leaving the house and in front of a TV screen or computer monitor after LASEK. It is important to note that dark glasses that do not block UV radiation can be more damaging to the eyes than not wearing eye protection at all, since they tend to open the pupil and allow more UV rays into the eye.

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  1. sunglasses

    Sunglasses are a type of protective eyewear designed primarily to prevent bright sunlight, high-energy visible light, and harmful ultraviolet rays from damaging or discomforting the eyes. They can sometimes also function as a visual aid, featuring lenses that are colored or polarized. They are often used in various outdoor settings and activities, including driving, walking, and sunbathing. Some sunglasses styles are fashionable and can be worn as a style statement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sunglasses

    of Sunglass

Wikidata

  1. Sunglasses

    Sunglasses or sun glasses are a form of protective eyewear designed primarily to prevent bright sunlight and high-energy visible light from damaging or discomforting the eyes. They can sometimes also function as a visual aid, as variously termed spectacles or glasses exist, featuring lenses that are colored, polarized or darkened. In the early 20th century they were also known as sun cheaters. Healthcare professionals recommend eye protection whenever the sun comes out to protect the eyes from ultraviolet radiation and blue light, which can cause several serious eye problems. Sunglasses have long been associated with celebrities and film actors primarily from a desire to mask their identity. Since the 1940s sunglasses have been popular as a fashion accessory, especially on the beach.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sunglasses in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sunglasses in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of sunglasses in a Sentence

  1. Julia Tinetti:

    We had an event that we went to that we dressed alike -- our socks matched, our sneakers matched, our sunglasses matched our shorts were black -- she made us tank tops that said that she was the big sister and I was Cassandra Madison, we kind of just went with it like as a joke. It was not serious at all.

  2. Len Lichtenfeld:

    Slip on a long-sleeve shirt, slap on a wide-brimmed hat, slop on the sunscreen, and use UV-protective sunglasses that wrap around the eyes when out in the sun, there are a number of sun safety strategies that are effective.

  3. David Buller:

    Americans should protect themselves by reducing time in the midday sun, using shade, wearing cover-up clothing and hats( and sunglasses) and using sunscreen on the remaining unprotected skin.

  4. Sophie Balk:

    I see lots of patients, and when I ask what they do for sun protection, the first thing people say is' I use sunscreen.' That's what people turn to, but you should turn first to lightweight clothing, hats and sunglasses and only put sunscreen on what's exposed.

  5. Jennifer Beach:

    It was difficult to find things that the kids could use individually while still being engaging for daily use. I tried jump ropes, chalk, sunglasses, and bubbles.

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