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Polaroid

noun uk   /ˈpəʊ.lər.ɔɪd/ us    /ˈpoʊ.lə.rɔɪd/

Polaroid noun (CAMERA)

[C] trademark a camera that takes a picture and prints it after a few seconds, or a photograph taken with this type of camera: Did you take these with a Polaroid? Please send us your Polaroids and the best ones will be published.

Polaroid noun (GLASSES)

Polaroids [plural] mainly UK trademark dark glasses that have been treated with a substance that reduces the amount of reflected light that reaches the eyes: I always wear Polaroids when I'm driving.
(Definition of Polaroid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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