usage note
This word may be treated as a feminine or masculine noun without its meaning changing in the contexts shown in 1. and 2.
plural noun
1. (spectacles) 
a. glasses 
Se me rompieron los lentes mientras jugaba fútbol.I broke my glasses while I was playing football.
el lente, la lente
masculine or feminine noun
2. (optics) 
a. lens 
La lente de esta cámara es la mejor del mercado.The lens on this camera is the best on the market.
3. (contact lens) 
a. lens 
Actualmente uso lentes desechables diarias y son muy cómodas.These days I use daily disposable lenses and they're very comfortable.
1. (general) 
a. lens 
lentes de contactocontact lenses
2. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
1 (gen) lens
lente de aumento magnifying glass
lente de gran ángulo lente granangular wide-angle lens
lentes de contacto contact lenses
lentes progresivas varifocal lenses
lente zoom zoom lens
2 lentes especialmente (Latinoamérica) (gafas) glasses; spectacles
lentes bifocales bifocals
Phrases with "lentes"
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usar lentes
to wear glasses
usa lentes
he wears glasses
buscas unos lentes
you're looking for a pair of glasses
llevar lentes
to wear glasses
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