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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Optical instrument consisting of a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision.

Usage examples (33)
  • Noun : The stars make a fine spectacle tonight. ,The coronation was a lavish spectacle
  • • Finally, what about the ne'er-do-well who grabbed the spectacles from the face of uber novelist Jonathan Franzen?
  • The word spectacles, in Flemish, as well as the name of the suddenly surprised city, being Brill, this allusion to the
  • My father swore by Kodachrome, taking off his thick-rimmed Philip Larkin spectacles to peer myopically through viewfinders. for more
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