eyelike


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Adj.1.eyelike - suggesting an eye or eyes; "eyelike markings on a butterfly's wings"; "the eyelike gleam of two distant windows in the dark"
eyed - having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination; "a peacock's eyed feathers"; "red-eyed"
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A river, amber- tinted in the shadow of its banks, purled at the army's feet; and at night, when the stream had become of a sorrowful blackness, one could see across it the red, eyelike gleam of hostile camp- fires set in the low brows of distant hills.
This additional eyelike structure is thought to be common among copepods and has the potential to harbor visual opsins different from those expressed in the naupliar eye photoreceptors.
The fishes' dorsal fins' front spines have evolved flamboyant deceptions: tendrils that wiggle like worms, a pom-pom on a stick, a lump with stripes and an eyelike spot.
The contemplator becomes entranced by this rhythmic flux as he progressively approaches the ultimate revelation signified by the eyelike still-point.
The same deliberately unconvincing conjuring of human presence becomes almost eerie in We Are All One: Against a ground made of four horizontal bands--ravishingly pale hues in alternating cool and warm tones--a sort of Newmanesque zip made of red polka dots contains a squiggly form that we are asked to read as a figure, owing to the two eyelike loops near the top of it and a form at the bottom that resembles a foot en pointe; the rest is whatever you will.