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glass eye

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

n
(Medicine) an artificial eye made of glass
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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]
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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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He said that as he was sinking deliciously to sleep, the moon lifted away the shadows and developed a huge cat, on a bracket, dead and stuffed, but crouching, with every muscle tense, for a spring, and with its glittering glass eyes aimed straight at him.
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.
She asked if she was expected to wear wooden legs or false hair or glass eyes; and as she spoke her eyes sparkled like the terrible crystal.
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.
LRBT's team prescribed glasses, contact lenses, glass eyes and surgeries, free of cost.
As well as rescales of his urban installations, the exhibition features Hoffman's 'Line' series, which debuted in Hong Kong, and his newest 'Glass Eyes' series debuting in Taipei.
A spokesman said: "The little doll was made from carved wood, with painted face, inset glass eyes and wore a printed cotton dress.
Subsequent phases were well represented here: her mixed-media "Bricolage" works of the 1960s, which incorporate image-objects such as the aforementioned glass eyes as well as beads and other found materials; her "Comma" series of the '70s, in which dark rubber hangs like skin, flab, or organs (Rama's industrialist father, who committed suicide, owned a bicycle factory); and then, many fine examples of her return, in the '80s and beyond, to her signature practice of confrontational figuration.
Frampton-Quigg would have sent a pair of glass eyes to sleep - it was a terrible fight to watch.
North Coast (definitely something in the water up there) trio Two Glass Eyes bring the noise as headliners, while Windowseats continue a long awaited return to the fold as main support.