Definition of Dark glasses
1. Noun. Spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun. "He was wearing a pair of mirrored shades"
Terms within: Polaroid
Generic synonyms: Eyeglasses, Glasses, Specs, Spectacles
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
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Literary usage of Dark glasses
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1. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute, Ontario Mining Institute (1900)
"The light emitted by the reaction is so intense that the eyes require the protection of dark glasses. On pouring off the slag, the temperature of the ..."
2. The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation by Nathaniel Bowditch (1826)
"... want of parallelism in the surfaces of the smaller dark glasses; for if those, (•lasses give too great an angle by an observation to the right, ..."
3. Aide-mémoire to the Military Sciences: Framed from Contributions of Officers by Great Britain Army. Royal Engineers (1860)
"To examine the error arising from the imperfection of the dark glasses.—Fit the dark glass to the eye-end of the telescope, and, all the shades being ..."
4. The Technique of the Mystery Story by Carolyn Wells (1913)
"... discover the identity of Larsan, he relates his experience thus: “And why did all the others sit so silent and so motionless behind their dark glasses? ..."
5. The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation by Nathaniel Bowditch (1826)
"... the surfaces of the smaller dark glasses; tor if those glasses give too great an angle by an observation to the right, they give too little by the sanie ..."
6. Navigation and Nautical Astronomy, for the Use of British Seamen by James Inman (1849)
"Form of the dark glasses. (371.) The surfaces of the dark glasses should be plane, and parallel to each other, for if they are not rays of light in passing ..."
7. The Indian Eclipse, 1898: Report of the Expeditions Organized by the British by Edward Walter Maunder, British Astronomical Association (1899)
"The sun was intensely bright, and both dark glasses were none too much for the sun itself, and one dark glass was rather too little for the spectrum. ..."
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