- 1 [mass noun] The undesirable effect in flash photography of people appearing to have red eyes, caused by a reflection from the retina when the flashgun is too near the camera lens: a pre-flash emission to minimize red-eyeMore example sentences
- Techniques are given such as boosting reds and yellows to produce an effect like a warming filter on a camera or removing red-eye found in flash photos.
- The effect is accentuated by the fact that everyone, including myself, is suffering from red-eye due to the camera flash.
- Throw this technique into your bag of GIMP tricks, and you'll never again have to worry about red-eye ruining your candid flash photos.
- 1.1 (also red-eye flight) [in singular] • informal , chiefly North American A flight on which a passenger cannot expect to get much sleep on account of the time of departure or arrival: she caught the red-eye back to New YorkMore example sentences
- I then spent six hours in the airport, took a red-eye flight back to Logan International, and crashed into bed at 7: 30 the next morning.
- She's catching a red-eye flight to Canada where she's making a movie with Alan Alda.
- I took a red-eye flight, did it for free, never thought twice.
- 3 [mass noun] US • informal Cheap whisky.More example sentences
- Straight whiskey these days, though, is no shot of red-eye in a dirty glass.
- Whiskey is no longer just the drink of cigar-smoking older men in suits or a shot of red-eye in a dirty glass down at the local saloon.
More definitions of red-eyeDefinition of red-eye in:
- The US English dictionary