glasses

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Half rim glasses

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glasses

  1. plural form of glass
  2. (plural only) spectacles, frames bearing two lenses worn in front of the eyes

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  • A sight-improving lens for a single eye is a monocle.
  • Though confusion is unlikely, clarity as to quantity is improved by using the expressions "a pair of glasses" (or "a pair of eyeglasses") or "(however many) pairs of eyeglasses".

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