eyelash


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eye·lash

 (ī′lăsh′)
n.
1. Any of the short hairs fringing the edge of the eyelid.
2. A row of the hairs fringing the eyelid.

eyelash

(ˈaɪˌlæʃ)
n
1. (Anatomy) any one of the short curved hairs that grow from the edge of the eyelids
2. (Anatomy) a row or fringe of these hairs

eye•lash

(ˈaɪˌlæʃ)

n.
1. any of the short hairs growing as a fringe on the edge of an eyelid.
2. Usu., eyelashes. the fringe formed by these hairs.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eyelash - any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelidseyelash - any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"
eyelid, lid, palpebra - either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye; "his lids would stay open no longer"

eyelash

noun
Related words
technical name cilium
adjective ciliary
Translations
رَمْش العَيْـنهُدب، رُمْش
řasa
øjenvipøjenvippe
ripsmed
مژه
silmäripsi
पपनीपलक
trepavica
szempilla
augnhár
まつげ
속눈썹
cilia
blakstiena
geană
očná riasa
trepalnica
ögonfrans
ขนตา
پپن
lông mi

eyelash

[ˈaɪlæʃ] Npestaña f
see also false A4

eyelash

[ˈaɪlæʃ] ncil meye-level [ˈaɪlɛvəl] adj [grill, oven, locker] → en hauteureye level n
at eye level → au niveau des yeux

eyelash

[ˈaɪˌlæʃ] nciglio

eye

(ai) noun
1. the part of the body with which one sees. Open your eyes; She has blue eyes.
2. anything like or suggesting an eye, eg the hole in a needle, the loop or ring into which a hook connects etc.
3. a talent for noticing and judging a particular type of thing. She has an eye for detail/colour/beauty.
verb
to look at, observe. The boys were eyeing the girls at the dance; The thief eyed the policeman warily.
ˈeyeball noun
1. the whole rounded structure of the eye.
2. the part of the eye between the eyelids.
ˈeyebrow noun
the curved line of hair above each eye.
ˈeye-catching adjective
striking or noticeable, especially if attractive. an eye-catching advertisement.
ˈeyelash noun
one of the (rows of) hairs that grow on the edge of the eyelids. She looked at him through her eyelashes.
ˈeyelet (-lit) noun
a small hole in fabric etc for a cord etc.
ˈeyelid noun
the movable piece of skin that covers or uncovers the eye.
ˈeye-opener noun
something that reveals an unexpected fact etc. Our visit to their office was a real eye-opener – they are so inefficient!
ˈeye-piece noun
the part of a telescope etc to which one puts one's eye.
ˈeyeshadow noun
a kind of coloured make-up worn around the eyes.
ˈeyesight noun
the ability to see. I have good eyesight.
ˈeyesore noun
something (eg a building) that is ugly to look at.
ˈeye-witness noun
a person who sees something (eg a crime) happen. Eye-witnesses were questioned by the police.
before/under one's very eyes
in front of one, usually with no attempt at concealment. It happened before my very eyes.
be up to the eyes in
to be very busy or deeply involved in or with. She's up to the eyes in work.
close one's eyes to
to ignore (especially something wrong). She closed her eyes to the children's misbehaviour.
in the eyes of
in the opinion of. You've done no wrong in the eyes of the law.
keep an eye on
1. to watch closely. Keep an eye on the patient's temperature.
2. to look after. Keep an eye on the baby while I am out!
lay/set eyes on
to see, especially for the first time. I wish I'd never set eyes on her!
raise one's eyebrows
to (lift one's eyebrows in order to) show surprise.
see eye to eye
to be in agreement. We've never seen eye to eye about this matter.
with an eye to something
with something as an aim. He's doing this with an eye to promotion.
with one's eyes open
with full awareness of what one is doing. I knew what the job would involve – I went into it with my eyes open.

eyelash

رَمْش العَيْـن řasa øjenvip Wimper βλεφαρίδα pestaña silmäripsi cil trepavica ciglio まつげ 속눈썹 wimper øyenvipper rzęsa cílio, pestana ресница ögonfrans ขนตา kirpik lông mi 睫毛

eye·lash

n. pestaña.

eyelash

n pestaña
References in classic literature ?
Jurgis was so grateful that he paid the half dollar the lawyer asked without winking an eyelash, and then rushed home to tell the news to the family.
My Huldy could 'a' done it, and not winked an eyelash," observed Mrs.
They woke, they kindled: first, they glowed in the bright tint of her cheek, which till this hour I had never seen but pale and bloodless; then they shone in the liquid lustre of her eyes, which had suddenly acquired a beauty more singular than that of Miss Temple's--a beauty neither of fine colour nor long eyelash, nor pencilled brow, but of meaning, of movement, of radiance.
It is not a mere invention, but a compound of the words smile and eyelash.
Then that other put out his trunk and in the twinkling of an eyelash abolished the ring, saying: "The appointed time has come.
Smallweed, compelling the attendance of the waitress with one hitch of his eyelash, instantly replies as follows: "Four veals and hams is three, and four potatoes is three and four, and one summer cabbage is three and six, and three marrows is four and six, and six breads is five, and three Cheshires is five and three, and four half-pints of half-and-half is six and three, and four small rums is eight and three, and three Pollys is eight and six.
Heavy and slow is he by nature, and is not to be brought into battle for the sake of a lady's eyelash or the twang of a minstrel's string, like the hotter blood of the south.
The man opens the lantern and shines the light straight into the eyes of the sleeping old woman--she does not move an eyelash, she is in such terror for her neck.
Was there not one little fleeting glimpse of the dark eyelash, almost resting on her flushed cheek, and of the downcast sparkling eye it shaded?
A more absurd sight than Mr Boffin in his mental irritation trotting very nimbly, and Mr Wegg hopping after him with great exertion, eager to watch the slightest turn of an eyelash, lest it should indicate a spot rich with some secret, assuredly had never been seen in the shadow of the Mounds.
Finish the look by curling them (along with your real lashes) with an eyelash curler and applying a coat of mascara.
5/10 Space NK Eyelash Curler -pounds 15 The most expensive but also the most sturdy,it comes with a rubber pad on the underside so it doesn't feel uncomfortable on eyelids.