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Meaning of "bifocal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BIFOCAL

bifocal  [baɪˈfəʊkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BIFOCAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bifocal is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES BIFOCAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of bifocal in the English dictionary

The definition of bifocal in the dictionary is having two different focuses. Other definition of bifocal is relating to a compound lens permitting near and distant vision.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BIFOCAL


afocal
ˈeɪˌfəʊkəl
confocal
kɒnˈfəʊkəl
epifocal
ˌɛpɪˈfəʊkəl
focal
ˈfəʊkəl
hyperfocal
ˌhaɪpəˈfəʊkəl
interlocal
ˌɪntəˈləʊkəl
local
ˈləʊkəl
matrifocal
ˌmætrɪˈfəʊkəl
multifocal
ˌmʌltɪˈfəʊkəl
nonfocal
ˌnɒnˈfəʊkəl
nonlocal
nɒnˈləʊkəl
parfocal
pɑːˈfəʊkəl
patrifocal
ˌpætrɪˈfəʊkəl
patrilocal
ˌpætrɪˈləʊkəl
socle
ˈsəʊkəl
trifocal
traɪˈfəʊkəl
univocal
ˌjuːnɪˈvəʊkəl
varifocal
ˈvɛərɪˌfəʊkəl
vocal
ˈvəʊkəl
yokel
ˈjəʊkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BIFOCAL

biffin
biffo
biffy
bifid
bifidity
bifidly
bifidus
bifilar
bifilarly
biflagellate
bifocaled
bifocals
bifold
bifoliate
bifoliolate
biforate
biforked
biform
biformed

WORDS THAT END LIKE BIFOCAL

equivocal
irreciprocal
multivocal
nonreciprocal
nonvocal
pedocal
reciprocal
semivocal
subvocal
unequivocal
unvocal
uxorilocal
virilocal

Synonyms and antonyms of bifocal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bifocal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BIFOCAL

Find out the translation of bifocal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bifocal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bifocal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

双焦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bifocal
570 millions of speakers

English

bifocal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

bifocal
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ثنائية البؤرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бифокальные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bifocal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দ্বিকেন্দ্রী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bifocal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bifocal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bifokal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

二焦点の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

이중 초점
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bifocal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hai tròng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இருபார்வை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

द्विस्तरीय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bifokal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bifocale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dwuogniskowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

біфокальні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bifocale
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

bifocal
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bifokale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bifokal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bifokale
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bifocal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BIFOCAL»

The term «bifocal» is regularly used and occupies the 77.605 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BIFOCAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bifocal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BIFOCAL»

Discover the use of bifocal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bifocal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Bifocal
After a Muslim student is arrested on suspicion of terrorist affiliations, Jay and the rest of the football squad are set up to look like racists while Haroon and other Muslim teens claim they are regularly subjected to prejudice at school.
Deborah Ellis, Eric Walters, 2008
2
Bifocal
After a Muslim student is arrested on suspicion of terrorist affiliations, Jay and the rest of the football squad are set up to look like racists while Haroon and other Muslim teens claim they are regularly subjected to prejudice at school.
Deborah Ellis, Eric Walters, 2007
3
Complete Optometric Assistant
Round segment bifocals A round segment bifocal was a popular choice, as it was formerly the only bifocal lens available to all when NHS spectacles were provided for everyone. The bifocal zone appears on the lens as a half moon.
Sarah Morgan, 2008
4
Visual Development, Diagnosis, and Treatment of the ...
CHILDREN AND BIFOCAL LENSES Children wear bifocal lenses? That seems silly; bifocals are for old people. That is often the reaction when the clinician suggests a bifocal lens for a child. Although bifocal lens use for children is becoming ...
Robert H. Duckman, 2006
5
Spectacles and Other Vision Aids: A History and Guide to ...
I he Wptilcx Dilocal This is a cement type of bifocal, improved only in the fact that the wafer was ground extremely thin, making it far less visible. However, this thin grind caused easy chipping and detachment when the cement was not properly ...
J. William Rosenthal, 1996
6
Essential Optics Review for the Boards
Image Jump is produced by the sudden introduction of the prismatic power at the top of a bifocal segment. The object the individual sees in the inferior field suddenly jumps upward when the eye turns down to look at it. If the optical center of ...
Mark E. Wilkinson, Andrew P. Doan, 2006
7
Frames and Lenses
sort of bifocal or multifocal to assist with reading or with intermediate needs. (The "Add" power is a plus-powered bifocal segment that aids patients in viewing items within 16 inches for reading, or a trifocal that magnifies objects within 30 ...
Jenean Carlton, 2000
8
Optical Training: Skills and Procedures
You should use a water marker to make a line where the line would be for the bifocal. Ask the patient to imagine that this is the line for the bifocal. Tell him or her to look around, and explain that the reading area would start directly below the ...
Davey M. Wooton, 2003
9
Clinical Contact Lens Practice
Success with monovision contact lenses has been reported to be significantly greater than with bifocal contact lenses. Although bifocal contact lenses have achieved wide practitioner acceptance in the past decade, they have yet to achieve ...
Edward S. Bennett, Barry A. Weissman, 2005
10
Review Questions in Ophthalmology: A Question and Answer Book
A) Round-top Image displacement is the difference in location of the image of an object seen through the bifocal compared with its actual position. It is particularly troublesome for patients. Bifocal types are selected to minimize this ...
Kenneth C. Chern, Kenneth Weston Wright, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BIFOCAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bifocal is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Myopia management and presbyopia correction at the BCLA
Branded lenses for myopia control were available in some markets, such as Essilor's Myopilux Max executive bifocal, and Myopilux Lite and ... «Optician Online, Jul 15»
2
Five Things You May Not Know About Benjamin Franklin
He is generally credited with the invention of bifocal glasses, but there is some debate about his responsibility for them. None of the things he ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
3
Bifocal cutoffs slide to 96.4% in first round of CAP | Nagpur NYOOOZ
NAGPUR: The steady rise of bifocal branch admission cutoffs in city for the last four years came to an end on Friday. The highest cut-off ... «NYOOOZ, Jul 15»
4
Will 98% bifocal cut-off record be breached today?
NAGPUR: As the bifocal stream admissions start for std XI on Friday in Nagpur, all eyes will be on the cutoffs. The greatest area of interest in std ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
5
12 Founding Fathers, Ranked!
His genius for inventing everything from lightning rods to bifocal glasses – and his personal favorite, the glass armonica -- granted him ... «The Fiscal Times, Jul 15»
6
Angie's List: Buying eyeglasses online
Is it single vision, is it progressive, is it a bifocal lens? We're going to show you how to put in all of the measurements from your doctor, which is ... «WKOW, Jul 15»
7
Bifocal merit list declared, counselling begins on July 3 | Nagpur …
The valuation of ICSE board exams was always tough and it never allowed students a shot in the top rankings. This year, however, their scores ... «NYOOOZ, Jul 15»
8
CAP merit list to be released today
NAGPUR: The admissions for Std XI bifocal seats in city enter the final phase with the merit list scheduled to be declared on Wednesday. «Times of India, Jun 15»
9
Guest Opinion: Schools must raise focus on kids' vision
Do you prescribe lenses to be worn at school and when reading at home, including bifocal lenses when needed? The answer to both questions ... «The Idaho Statesman, Jun 15»
10
An Eye on Advanced Cataract Surgery
Think of them as bifocal eyeglasses, but understand they can cause night vision or glare problems for some people. These lenses project multiple images to the ... «Ventura County Star, Jun 15»

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