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contact lensnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒn.tækt ˌlenz/ us   /ˈkɑːn.tækt ˌlenz/ also contact
C2 a small round curved piece of transparent plastic, worn on the surface of the eye to improve your sight: I usually wear contact lenses, but I sometimes wear glasses when my eyes are tired.
(Definition of contact lens from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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contact lensnoun [C]

/ˈkɑn·tækt ˈlenz/
a small, round, curved piece of transparent material, esp. plastic, that fits on the surface of an eye to improve sight: I need new contact lenses.
(Definition of contact lens from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “contact lens”
in Arabic عَدَسة لاصِقة…
in Korean 콘택트 렌즈…
in Portuguese lente de contato…
in Catalan lentilla…
in Japanese コンタクトレンズ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐形眼镜…
in Turkish kontak lens…
in Russian контактная линза…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱形眼鏡…
in Italian lente a contatto…
in Polish soczewka kontaktowa…
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