eye·wear 'ī-.wa(ə)r, -.we(ə)r n corrective or protective devices (as glasses or contact lenses) for the eyes

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • eyewear — UK US /ˈaɪweər/ noun [U] COMMERCE ► glasses or contact lenses (= small pieces of transparent plastic, worn on the surface of your eyes): »designer eyewear »an eyewear company/manufacturer/brand → Compare FOOTWEAR(Cf. ↑footwear) …   Financial and business terms

  • eyewear — [ī′wer΄] n. devices worn to protect the eyes or improve the vision; eyeglasses, sunglasses, safety goggles, etc …   English World dictionary

  • eyewear — [[t]a͟ɪweə(r)[/t]] N UNCOUNT Eyewear is sometimes used to talk about glasses and sunglasses …   English dictionary

  • eyewear — noun Date: 1926 corrective or protective devices (as glasses or contact lenses) for the eyes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eyewear — /uy wair /, n. any of various devices, as spectacles, contact lenses, or goggles, for aiding the vision or protecting the eyes. [1925 30; EYE + WEAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • eyewear — eye|wear [ˈaıweə US wer] n [U] glasses, ↑sunglasses etc used especially by companies who make them …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eyewear — eye|wear [ aı,wer ] noun uncount FORMAL GLASSES …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eyewear — n. device worn on the eyes to protect them or to correct vision (eyeglasses, contact lenses, goggles, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eyewear — noun things worn on the eyes, such as spectacles and contact lenses …   English new terms dictionary

  • eyewear — UK [ˈaɪˌweə(r)] / US [ˈaɪˌwer] noun [uncountable] glasses and contact lenses …   English dictionary

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