one of a pair of small plastic disks that are held in place over the cornea by surface tension and correct vision defects inconspicuously.
a thin convex lens, usually of plastic, which floats on the layer of tears in front of the cornea to correct defects of vision
contact lens n.
A thin plastic or glass lens that is fitted over the cornea of the eye to correct various vision defects.
[kon-takt-lis] /ˈkɒn tækt lɪs/ adjective 1. noting or pertaining to technology or devices that use radio waves to relay identifying information to an electronic reader, so that the device does not need to be in direct contact with the reader: contactless credit and debit cards. /ˈkɒntæktlɪs/ adjective 1. without contacts 2. referring to payment systems […]
- Contact magazine
noun 1. a magazine in which to place adverts to make contacts, esp sexual ones
- Contact man
noun 1. an intermediary or go-between
noun, Geology. 1. localized metamorphism resulting from the heat of an igneous intrusion. contact metamorphism A type of metamorphism in which the mineralogy and texture of a body of rock are changed by exposure to the pressure and extreme temperature associated with a body of intruding magma. Contact metamorphism often results in the formation of […]
noun 1. a naval mine designed to explode on contact with the hull of a ship.