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eyeglass

(ī′glăs′)
n.
1.
a. eyeglasses Glasses for the eyes.
b. A single lens in a pair of glasses; a monocle.
2. See eyepiece.
3. See eyecup.

eyeglass

A glass lens used to correct a defect in visual acuity or to prevent exposure to bright light if the lens is tinted.
See: glasses

eyeglass

1. Synonym for monocle. In the plural (eyeglasses) it refers to pince-nez or a similar type of eyewear without sides, or to spectacles. 2. The eyepiece of an optical instrument.
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Eyeglass World was founded in 1988 and operates 64 stores in 23 states across the country.
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Founders Gerry Hundert and his wife, Shirley, bought the business, which was then a small Los Angeles-based eyeglass wholesale house, in 1971.
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