Definition of “Spectacle”

Definitions of spectacle on the Web:

  • something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight); “the tragic spectacle of cripples trying to escape”
  • an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale
  • a blunder that makes you look ridiculous; used in the phrase `make a spectacle of’ yourself
    wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn
  • In general spectacle refers to an event that is memorable for the appearance it creates. Derived in Middle English from c. …
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectacle
  • The spectacle is a central notion in the Situationist theory developed by Guy Debord. Guy Debord’s 1968 book, The Society of the Spectacle, attempted to provide the Situationist International (SI) with a Marxian critical theory. …
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectacle_(critical_theory)
  • The Spectacle (Abrostola tripartita) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Europe and Siberia.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectacle_(moth)
  • Something exhibited to view; usually, something presented to view as extraordinary, or as unusual and worthy of special notice; a remarkable or noteworthy sight; a show; a pageant; a gazingstock; A spyglass; a looking-glass; An optical instrument consisting of two lenses set in a light frame …
    en.wiktionary.org/wiki/spectacle
  • spectacles – optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
    wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn
  • Spectacles – Glasses (also called eyeglasses or spectacles) are frames bearing lenses worn in front of the eyes, normally for vision correction, eye protection, or for protection from UV rays.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectacles
  • The Spectacles is a mixed use suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the Town of Kwinana
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Spectacles
  • The Spectacles – “The Spectacles” is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, published in 1844. It is one of Poe’s comedy tales.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Spectacles_(short_story)
  • spectacles – A pair of lenses set in a frame worn on the nose and ears in order to correct deficiencies in eyesight or to ornament the face
    en.wiktionary.org/wiki/spectacles
  • A clear transparent protective scale covering the eye and taking the place of eyelids.
    www.geckoweb.org/glossary
  • is an additional clear covering that overlays the cornea, protecting the eye slit from silt and other abrasive materials. Occurs in bottom dwelling fish and those that live in shallow waters.
    www.internal.schools.net.au/edu/lesson_ideas/optics/glossary.html
  • 450 Splash off Top Rope
    ewrestling.wikia.com/wiki/Colby_Colt

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