Meaning of nosepiece

nose•piece

Pronunciation: (nōz'pēs"), [key]
— n.
  1. the part of a frame for eyeglasses that passes over the bridge of the nose.
  2. the part of a microscope to which the objectives are attached. See diag. under
  3. a piece of armor serving as a protective cover for the nose.
  4. a noseband.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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