bifocal spectacles


bifocal spectacles
бифокальные очки

Англо-русский офтальмологический словарь. 2010.

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  • bifocal lens — a lens with two principal focal lengths: the upper part of the lens gives a sharp image of distant objects and the lower part gives a sharp image of near objects, as when reading. Examples are bifocal spectacles, bifocal contact lenses, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • bifocal lens — a lens with two principal focal lengths: the upper part of the lens gives a sharp image of distant objects and the lower part gives a sharp image of near objects, as when reading. Examples are bifocal spectacles, bifocal contact lenses, and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • bifocal — adj. & n. adj. having two focuses, esp. of a lens with a part for distant vision and a part for near vision. n. (in pl.) bifocal spectacles …   Useful english dictionary

  • spectacles — Lenses set in a frame that holds them in front of the eyes, used to correct errors of refraction or to protect the eyes. The parts of the s. are the lenses; the bridge between the lenses, resting on the nose; the rims or frames, encircling the… …   Medical dictionary

  • bifocal —   a. with two foci, especially applied to spectacle lens of which upper part is used for viewing distant and lower part for near objects; n. such lens; pl. spectacles with such lenses …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bifocals — bifocal spectacles, 1899, see BIFOCAL (Cf. bifocal). Conceived by Benjamin Franklin, but called by him double spectacles …   Etymology dictionary

  • Franklin, Benjamin — born Jan. 17, 1706, Boston, Mass. died April 17, 1790, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. American statesman, scientist, philosopher, and publisher. He was apprenticed at age 12 to his brother, a local printer. He taught himself to write effectively, and in …   Universalium

  • 1784 — Year 1784 (MDCCLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 11 day slower Julian calendar). Events of 1784 January June * January 6 The… …   Wikipedia

  • Dollond & Aitchison — Type formerly Limited, since 2009 subsidiary of Boots Opticians Industry Healthcare Founded 1750 …   Wikipedia

  • Franklin,Benjamin — Franklin, Benjamin. 1706 1790. American public official, writer, scientist, and printer. After the success of his Poor Richard s Almanac (1732 1757), he entered politics and played a major part in the American Revolution. Franklin negotiated… …   Universalium

  • Franklin , Benjamin — (1706–1790) American scientist, statesman, diplomat, printer, and inventor Franklin s father left England in 1682 and the following year settled in Boston, Massachusetts, where he worked as a candle maker and soap boiler. Although originally… …   Scientists


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