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eye British & World English

Each of a pair of globular organs of sight in the head of humans and vertebrate animals

eye English Thesaurus

he rubbed his eyes wearily

not bat an eyelid British & World English

Show (or showing) no surprise or concern

eye of the storm in eye British & World English

The calm region at the centre of a storm or hurricane

my eye British & World English

Used to indicate surprise or disbelief

ox-eye British & World English

A yellow-flowered North American plant of the daisy family

arc eye British & World English

A painful eye condition caused by damage to the cornea from ultraviolet radiation during arc welding

dry eye British & World English

Inflammation of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye, due to inadequate tear secretion

pad eye British & World English

A flat metal plate with a projecting loop or ring, made all in one piece

red-eye British & World English

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

rib-eye British & World English

A cut of beef from the outer side of the ribs

red-eye New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

effect in flash photography

bindi-eye British & World English

A small perennial Australian plant of the daisy family, with a bur-like fruit

black eye British & World English

An area of bruised skin around the eye resulting from a blow

cat's eye British & World English

A semi-precious stone, especially chalcedony, with a band of bright lustre

eagle eye British & World English

A keen or close watch

eye bolt British & World English

A bolt or bar with an eye at the end for attaching a hook or ring to

eye candy British & World English

Visual images that are superficially attractive and entertaining but intellectually undemanding

eye chart British & World English

A chart used in measuring the sharpness of a person’s vision, typically consisting of a number of rows of letters of decreasing size

eye drops British & World English

Liquid medication to be applied in very small amounts to the eyeball

eye level British & World English

The level of the eyes looking straight ahead

eye rhyme British & World English

A similarity between words in spelling but not in pronunciation, for example love and move

eye tooth British & World English

A canine tooth, especially one in the upper jaw

eye wall British & World English

The area immediately outside the eye of a hurricane or cyclone, associated with tall clouds, heavy rainfall, and high winds

eye worm British & World English

Either of two parasitic nematode worms which affect the eyes of mammals:

glass eye British & World English

A false eye made from glass

lazy eye British & World English

An eye with poor vision that is mainly caused by underuse, especially the unused eye in a squint

magic eye British & World English

A photoelectric cell or similar electrical device used for detection or measurement

moon-eye British & World English

A herring-like freshwater fish with large eyes, which lives in the south of the Great Lakes region of North America

pink eye British & World English

Conjunctivitis in humans and some livestock

pope's eye British & World English

An edible lymph gland surrounded with fat in a sheep’s leg

screw eye British & World English

A screw with a loop for passing a cord through, instead of a slotted head

side-eye British & World English

A sidelong glance expressing disapproval or contempt

third eye British & World English

The ‘eye of insight’ in the forehead of an image of a deity, especially the god Shiva

wall eye British & World English

An eye with a streaked or opaque white iris

white-eye British & World English

A small Old World songbird with a ring of white feathers around the eye

bird's-eye British & World English

Any of a number of plants with small flowers that have contrasting petals and centres, in particular:

eye contact British & World English

The state in which two people are aware of looking directly into one another’s eyes

eye-opener British & World English

An event or situation that proves to be unexpectedly enlightening

eye-opening British & World English

(Of an event or situation) unexpectedly enlightening

eye pencil British & World English

A cosmetic pencil for defining or accentuating the eyes

eye-popping British & World English

Astonishing or strikingly impressive


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