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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Eyeglasses with two lens portions; the top part is used for distance and the bottom part for closer objects.

Usage examples (35)
  • She bought bifocals so she could read the paper and watch television at the same time.
  • As a solution, lots of people turn to multifocal lenses, such as bifocals or varifocals.
  • With the word 'bifocals' staring him in the face, Jelinsky might well have started writing it absently. "
  • "But behind those bifocals, I saw a twinkle in her eye." for more
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