Meaning of “contact lens” in the English Dictionary

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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)