weather eye

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weather eye

n.
An ability to recognize quickly signs of changes in the weather.
Idiom:
keep a/one's weather eye open
To keep watch; stay alert.

weather eye

n
1. (Physical Geography) the vision of a person trained to observe changes in the weather
2. informal an alert or observant gaze
3. keep one's weather eye open to stay on the alert

weath′er eye`


n.
1. sensitivity and alertness to signs of change in the weather.
2. astute watchfulness, esp. alertness to change.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.weather eye - vigilant attentivenessweather eye - vigilant attentiveness; "he keeps a weather eye open for trouble"
attentiveness - the trait of being observant and paying attention
Translations
sääasemasäänlukutaitosäätutka

weather eye

n to keep a weather eye on sth (fig) → tener d'occhio qc
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In the four parts of the earth are many that are able to write learned books, many that are able to lead armies, and many also that are able to govern kingdoms and empires; but few there be that can keep a hotel.
What we can do is simply to concentrate all our available strength, keep a close watch on the enemy, and obtain reinforcements.
At certain periods it becomes the dearest ambition of a man to keep a faithful record of his performances in a book; and he dashes at this work with an enthusiasm that imposes on him the notion that keeping a journal is the veriest pastime in the world, and the pleasantest.
One day, her own money having been received, and Amelia about to pay it over, she, who had kept an account of the moneys expended by her, proposed to keep a certain portion back out of her dividend, having contracted engagements for a new suit for Georgy.

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