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Direct visual contact with another's eyes: "He managed to say hello to 12 people in five seconds without making eye contact with a single one" (Village Voice).
a direct look between two people; meeting of eyes: he maintained eye contact with his interrogator.
direct visual interaction between two people.
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|Noun||1.||eye contact - a meeting of the eyes between two people that expresses meaningful nonverbal communication; "it was a mere glance, but the eye contact was enough to tell her that he was desperate to leave"|
visual communication - communication that relies on vision
|2.||eye contact - contact that occurs when two people look directly at each other; "a teacher should make eye contact with the students"|
contact - close interaction; "they kept in daily contact"; "they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings"