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eye·lid

 (ī′lĭd′)
n.
Either of two folds of skin and muscle that can be closed over the exposed portion of the eyeball.
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eyelid

(ˈaɪˌlɪd)
n
1. (Anatomy) either of the two muscular folds of skin that can be moved to cover the exposed portion of the eyeball.
2. (Aeronautics) aeronautics Also called: clamshell a set of movable parts at the rear of a jet engine that redirect the exhaust flow to assist braking during landing
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eye•lid

(ˈaɪˌlɪd)

n.
the movable lid of skin that covers and uncovers the eyeball.
[1200–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eyelid - either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eyeeyelid - either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye; "his lids would stay open no longer"
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
protective fold - a flap of tissue that protects what it covers
eyelash, lash, cilium - any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
conjunctiva - a transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
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eyelid

noun
Related words
technical name palpebra
adjective palpebral
combining form blephar(o)-
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Translations
جَفْنجَفْن العَيْن
víčkooční víčko
øjenlåg
silmalaug
پلك چشم
silmäluomi
kapak
szemhéj
augnlok
まぶた
눈꺼풀
palpebra
pleoapă
viečko
veka
kapak
ögonlock
เปลือกตา
mí mắt

eyelid

[ˈaɪlɪd] Npárpado m
see also bat 3
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eyelid

[ˈaɪlɪd] npaupière f
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eyelid

[ˈaɪˌlɪd] npalpebra
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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.
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eyelid

جَفْن víčko øjenlåg Augenlid βλέφαρο párpado silmäluomi paupière kapak palpebra まぶた 눈꺼풀 ooglid øyelokk powieka pálpebra веко ögonlock เปลือกตา göz kapağı mí mắt 眼皮
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

eye·lid

n. párpado.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

eyelid

n párpado
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In this article, a 15-year-old girl with idiopathic orbital myositis, who had no form of chronic systemic illness, presenting with swelling-redness in the left eye lid, diplopia for fifteen days, and anomalous head posture for one week is discussed and a brief review of the literature is also given.
A The iris B The pupil C The eye lashes D The eye lid 2.
Dextenza is a corticosteroid intracanalicular insert placed through the punctum, a natural opening in the eye lid, into the canaliculus and is designed to deliver dexamethasone to the ocular surface for up to 30 days without preservatives.
According to the company, DEXTENZA is a corticosteroid intracanalicular insert placed through the punctum, a natural opening in the eye lid, into the canaliculus and is designed to deliver dexamethasone to the ocular surface for up to 30 days.
Tumors involved the complete eye ball and eye lid in four Holstein Friesian cows but in Murrah buffalo, no involvement of eye lid was observed.
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■ Press a purple glitter eyeshadow (Midnight Bold from Fenty Galaxy Eyeshadow Palette) onto the eye lid, blending it into the brown eyeshadow.
Mr Das-Bhaumik, who works as an eye lid surgeon, outlined to OT that in his practice he saw how corrosive agent attacks affected the conjunctiva and lids.
Use a drop of 'Shade Adjusting Drop light' eye lid and blend with blender brush.
"We had a player with a cut eye lid on Sunday and if dog mess had got on the ball and it then made contact with the cut, it could be very nasty," he added.