a tiny, thin corrective lens worn directly over the cornea of the eye: the lens floats on a film of tears
A thin plastic or glass lens that is fitted over the cornea of the eye to correct various vision defects.
- attributive form of contact lens, noun.
- contact-lens case
(plural contact lenses)
- A thin lens, made of flexible or rigid plastic, that is placed directly on to the eye to correct vision, used as an alternative to spectacles, or, if coloured, to change one's eye color cosmetically.