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1. eye [ n ] the organ of sight (`peeper' is an informal term for `eye')

Used in print:

(Norman Kent, "The Watercolor Art of Roy M. Mason"...)

I work on a watercolor easel in the field , and frequently resort to a large garden umbrella to protect my eyes from undue strain .

In following this general principle , Mason provides the observer with a natural eye progression from foreground to background , and the illusion of depth is instantly created .

When painting , Mason 's physical eyes are half closed , while his mind's_eye is wide_open , and this circumstance accounts in part for the impression he wishes to convey .

Living with his watercolors is a vicarious experience of seeing nature distilled through the eyes of a sensitive interpretor , a breath and breadth of the outdoor world to help man honor the Creator of it all .

(Walter H. Buchsbaum, "Advances in Medical Electronics"...)

Instead of the observer 's eye the image_orthicon in the TV_camera does the `` looking '' .

Synonyms eye peeper optic oculus Related Terms sense_organ compound_eye oculus_dexter oculus_sinister peeper simple_eye naked_eye face visual_system eyelid eyeball retina nictitating_membrane lacrimal_gland canthus iris lacrimal_duct central_artery_of_the_retina conjunctiva lacrimal_sac choroid ciliary_artery lacrimal_vein lacrimal_artery pupillary_sphincter cornea ocular_muscle epicanthic_fold lacrimal_apparatus uvea sclera ciliary_body lens aperture colloquialism

2. eye [ v ] look at

Used in print:

(Francis Pollini, Night....)

`` Yehhh '' , said Coughlin , testily , eyeing him up_and_down .

Synonyms eye eyeball Related Terms look eyeball

3. eye [ n ] good discernment (either with the eyes or as if with the eyes)
Examples: "she has an eye for fresh talent" "he has an artist's eye"

Used in print:

(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)

Rather than being deceived , the eye is puzzled ; instead of seeing objects in space , it sees nothing more than - a picture .

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

Inside , carefully packed in straw , were six eggs , but the eye of a poultry psychologist was required to detect what scientifically valuable specimentalia lay inside ; to Alex they were merely six not unusual hens ' eggs .

Synonyms eye Related Terms sagacity

4. eye [ n ] attention to what is seen
Examples: "he tried to catch her eye"

Used in print:

(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)

More potent a charm to bring back that time_of_life than this record of a_few pictures and a_few remembered facts would be a catalogue of the minutiae which are of the very stuff of the mind , intrinsic , because they were known in_the_beginning not by the eye alone but by the hand that held them .

(Doris Miles Disney, Mrs. Meeker's Money....)

The date , October 8 , 1957 , immediately caught the inspector 's eye .

(Jim Thompson, The Transgressors....)

He caught her eye , came_back around the car with the boot wearer 's teetering , half mincing walk .

(Morley Callaghan, A Passion in Rome....)

Indeed he did , Sam said solemnly , trying to get Carla 's eye .

Synonyms eye Related Terms attention

5. eye [ n ] an area that is approximately central within some larger region
Examples: "it is in the center of town" "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle" "they were in the eye of the storm"

Synonyms center middle heart eye centre Related Terms area city_center inner_city seat midfield hub financial_center see center_stage midstream medical_center hub storm_center city_of_london middle

6. Eye [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 11713

Synonyms Eye

7. eye [ n ] a small hole or loop (as in a needle)
Examples: "the thread wouldn't go through the eye"

Synonyms eye Related Terms hole needle

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