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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eyecup  \Eye"cup`\,  n. 
  A  small  oval  porcelain  or  glass  cup,  having  a  rim  curved  to 
  fit  the  orbit  of  the  eye.  it  is  used  in  the  application  of 
  liquid  remedies  to  eyes;  --  called  also  {eyeglass}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eyeglass  \Eye"glass`\,  n. 
  1.  A  lens  of  glass  to  assist  the  sight.  Eyeglasses  are  used 
  singly  or  in  pairs. 
 
  2.  Eyepiece  of  a  telescope,  microscope,  etc 
 
  3.  The  retina.  [Poetic] 
 
  4.  A  glass  eyecup.  See  {Eyecup}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eyeglass 
  n  :  a  lens  for  correcting  defective  vision  in  one  eye;  held  in 
  place  by  facial  muscles  [syn:  {monocle}] 




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