(n.) = glasses ; eyeglasses ; spectacles ; specs. Nota: Abreviatura de spectacles. Ex: Then he peered over his glasses at us and said, 'Different points of view'. Ex: Then he paused and adjusted his eyeglasses. Ex: Panopoulos put her arms on the desk, interlocked her fingers, and forward, her eyes glinting with rage behind her thick spectacles. Ex: For example, all the children interviewed said they had experienced teasing as a result of their wearing specs. ---- * bucear con gafas y tubo = snorkel. * buceo con gafas y tubo = snorkel(l)ing. * con gafas = bespectacled. * gafas bifocales = bifocal glasses ; bifocals. * gafas de bucear = scuba mask. * gafas de buzo = scuba mask. * gafas de montura de cuerno = horn-rimmed glasses ; hipster glasses. * gafas de protección = safety glasses. * gafas de sol = sunglasses ; shades. * gafas graduadas = prescription glasses. * gafas para leer = reading glasses. * gafas para nadar = swimming goggles. * gafas protectoras = goggles ; protective goggles. * gafas y tubo de bucear = snorkel ; snorkel. * necesitar gafas para leer = need + reading glasses. * patilla de gafas = glasses frame arm. (v.) = jinx. Ex: She's afraid of becoming too involved with anyone for fear that she'll 'jinx' them like she 'jinxed' her husband.