plural noun
1. (optics) 
a. glasses 
La mayoría de las personas necesitan gafas a partir de los cuarenta.Most people need glasses after forty.
Todavía conservo las gafas de montura dorada de mi abuela.I still keep my grandmother's gold-rimmed spectacles.
2. (for swimming) 
a. goggles 
No te olvides de las gafas si vas a la piscina.Don't forget your goggles if you go to the pool.
feminine noun
3. (hook) 
a. clamp 
Utilizaron una gafa gigante para subir el piano.They used a giant clamp to lift the piano.
1 (grapa) grapple; (abrazadera) clamp
2 gafas (para ver) glasses; spectacles (anticuado); eyeglasses; (EEUU) (Dep) goggles
gafas bifocales bifocals
gafas de aro wire-rimmed glasses
gafas de baño gafas de bucear diving goggles
gafas de cerca reading glasses
gafas de culo de vaso pebble glasses
gafas de esquiar skiing goggles
gafas de leer reading glasses
gafas de media luna half-moon glasses
gafas de motorista motorcyclist's goggles
gafas de protección safety goggles; protective goggles
gafas de sol sunglasses
gafas graduadas prescription glasses
gafas negras gafas oscuras dark glasses
gafas protectoras safety goggles; protective goggles
gafas sin aros rimless glasses
gafas submarinas underwater goggles
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Phrases with "gafas"
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gafas de sol
lleva gafas
he wears glasses, she wears glasses
gafas del sol
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