dispensing optician

dispensing optician n Brit a person qualified and licensed to fit and supply eyeglasses

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  • dispensing optician — noun One who fits and sells spectacles and contact lenses but is not qualified to prescribe them • • • Main Entry: ↑dispense …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispensing optician — noun Brit. an optician who is qualified to prescribe and dispense as well as to make glasses and contact lenses …   English new terms dictionary

  • optician — ► NOUN ▪ a person qualified to prescribe and dispense glasses and contact lenses, and to detect eye diseases (ophthalmic optician), or to make and supply glasses and contact lenses (dispensing optician) …   English terms dictionary

  • Optician — An optician uses a lensometer to check eye glasses. An optician is a person who is trained to fill prescriptions for eye correction in the field of medicine …   Wikipedia

  • optician — noun Brit. a person qualified to prescribe and dispense glasses and contact lenses, and to detect eye diseases (ophthalmic optician), or to make and supply glasses and contact lenses (dispensing optician). ↘US a dispensing optician. Origin C17:… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Optician — A specialist in fitting eyeglasses and making lenses to correct vision problems. An optometrist performs eye examinations and writes prescriptions for corrective lenses; an optician fills that prescription. * * * One who practices opticianry. * * …   Medical dictionary

  • optician — n. a person who either makes and fits glasses (dispensing optician) or who can both test people for glasses and dispense glasses (ophthalmic optician or optometrist) …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • optician — noun (BrE) ⇨ See also ↑optometrist ADJECTIVE ▪ dispensing, ophthalmic PHRASES ▪ at the optician s, to the optician s ▪ I ve got to go to the optician s tomorrow …   Collocations dictionary

  • dispensing — adj. Dispensing is used with these nouns: ↑chemist, ↑optician, ↑pharmacy …   Collocations dictionary

  • Оптик (Optician) — специалист, занимающийся изготовлением стекол для очков (dispensing optician) или проверяющий зрение и подбирающий необходимые очки (ophthalmic optician) (оптометрист (optometrist)). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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