eyelike


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Adj.1.eyelike - suggesting an eye or eyes; "eyelike markings on a butterfly's wings"; "the eyelike gleam of two distant windows in the dark"
eyed - having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination; "a peacock's eyed feathers"; "red-eyed"
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A river, amber- tinted in the shadow of its banks, purled at the army's feet; and at night, when the stream had become of a sorrowful blackness, one could see across it the red, eyelike gleam of hostile camp- fires set in the low brows of distant hills.
This additional eyelike structure is thought to be common among copepods and has the potential to harbor visual opsins different from those expressed in the naupliar eye photoreceptors.
The fishes' dorsal fins' front spines have evolved flamboyant deceptions: tendrils that wiggle like worms, a pom-pom on a stick, a lump with stripes and an eyelike spot.
The case occurred in November 2013 in the Labrador Sea between Canada and Greenland, and had a striking convective appearance with an eyelike feature.