glass eye


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glass eye

n.
1. An artificial eye fashioned of glass.
2. An eye whose iris is whitish, pale, or colorless.

glass eye

n
(Medicine) an artificial eye made of glass

glass eye

(ˈglæs ˈaɪ, ˈglɑs ˈaɪ for 1; ˈglæs ˌaɪ, ˈglɑs ˌaɪ for 2 )
n.
1. an artificial eye made of glass or plastic.
2. any of various fish, birds, etc., having eyes with a glassy or milky appearance.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glass eye - prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glassglass eye - prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glass
prosthesis, prosthetic device - corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
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They called Good "Bougwan," or Glass Eye, because of his eye-glass.
Sometimes the sun fell through the window on his glass eye, and lighted a spark in it which sent Felicite into ecstasy.
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I sometimes met David in public places such as the Kensington Gardens, where he lorded it surrounded by his suite and wearing the blank face and glass eyes of all carriage-people.
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A hatch in the door slid open, and a man with an eye patch and a glass eye stared out.
Dormer exhibits the pride and passion of an eccentric idealist with a good heart and a glass eye.
Fisherman Eumer Kocaman told Cihan news agency that due to swimming 6-7 mill off-shore, glass eye sharks doesn't harm people.
He also said that a glass eye could be in the head of the doll and that it was highly reflective, even when it was in deep shadow.