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contact lens

noun [C] UK ( US contact lens,
 
)
 
a small piece of plastic that you put on your eye to make you see more clearlyEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyesThe eye and surrounding areaOptics, microscopy and lasers
Translations of “contact lens”
in Korean 콘택트 렌즈…
in Arabic عَدَسة لاصِقة…
in Portuguese lente de contato…
in Catalan lentilla…
in Japanese コンタクトレンズ…
in Italian lente a contatto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱形眼鏡…
in Russian контактная линза…
in Turkish kontak lens…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐形眼镜…
in Polish soczewka kontaktowa…
(Definition of contact lens from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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