Each of a pair of globular organs in the head through which people and vertebrate animals see, the visible part typically appearing almond-shaped in animals with eyelids
Show (or showing) no reaction
he rubbed his eyes
Designating coordination between visual perception and hand movements, especially in catching or hitting a ball or performing similar tasks.
Used especially in spoken English to indicate surprise or disbelief
A painful eye condition caused by damage to the cornea from ultraviolet radiation during arc welding
To look upon with a bad eye and variants: to take a dim view of; to look askance at or disapprove of.
Inflammation of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye, due to inadequate tear secretion
A box that provides a means of viewing or observing in a particular way.
Any of various types of part attached to the end of the eyepiece of an optical instrument; specifically (a) a tubular attachment which alters the image that the viewer sees, or which makes viewing more comfortable; (b) a protective cap for the eye lens.
A dog that can control sheep using its gaze
A small eyespot.
The end of something nearest an eye; the end containing an eye; specifically the end of a telescope to which the eye is applied.
= eye gnat.
A cosmetic gel designed to improve the appearance of the skin under the eyes.
The pit or socket of the eye. Also (occasionally): the furrow between the upper eyelid and the brow ridge.
A rim fitted around a monocle lens or spectacle lens; compare eye frame.
The larva of a dragonfly, used by anglers as bait
A flat metal plate with a projecting loop or ring, made all in one piece
A small, deep-set eye like that of a pig.
The bottom of a mine shaft.
A protruding, bulging, or prominent eye.
On a spinning or bleaching frame: a ring or cup through which thread or cloth is guided.
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 cut of beef from the outer side of the ribs
A deep socket in the blade of a tool (especially a hammer) into which the wooden handle is fitted; (originally and frequently attributive) of or designating a tool having such a fitting, especially in adze-eye hammer.
(Usually in plural) an eye resembling an agate, especially in being dark, intense, or hard.
A small perennial Australian plant of the daisy family that has a burlike fruit
A bruised and discolored area around the eye resulting from a blow
A bloodshot eye.
A semiprecious stone, especially chalcedony or chrysoberyl, with a chatoyant luster
A keen or close watch
A favourite or cherished person; = the apple of a person's eye.
A place where human corneas are stored for use in transplantation.
A glance of the eye, imagined as a beam of light.
To bewitch with the eye; especially to bring a malign influence to bear upon (a person) by means of one's gaze, to place the ‘evil eye’ upon.
A person (especially a woman) considered to possess the ‘evil eye’.
A blink of the eye; (hence) a very short period of time, an instant; frequently in in an eye-blink.
A shade of blue which is the colour of blue eyes.
Tears, especially of sorrow.
Visual images that are superficially attractive and entertaining but intellectually undemanding
Entomology the cuticle that covers the eye of an adult insect or the developing eye of a pupa.
An act or manner of casting the eye; a glance, a look.
A chart used in measuring the sharpness of a person’s vision, typically consisting of a number of rows of letters of decreasing size
To clip the wool away from around the eyes of (a sheep).
A copy made by eye, without mechanical or other aid.
A drawing or plan made by eye, rather than using actual measurements.
(In plural) a soothing or medicinal solution applied to the eye in drops.