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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A visor fastened about the head and used for protection against glare.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of headgear for shielding the eyes from glaring light, usually consisting of a visor and a headband, more popular among indoor workers in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries than today.
  • n. A cosmetic product which may be applied to the upper eyelid and to the area near the eye to change skin coloration.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes


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