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eye·wash

 (ī′wŏsh′, ī′wôsh′)
n.
1. A solution, medicated or nonmedicated, applied as a cleanser for the eyes.
2. Informal Actions or remarks intended to conceal the facts of a situation.

eyewash

(ˈaɪˌwɒʃ)
n
1. (Medicine) a mild solution for applying to the eyes for relief of irritation, etc
2. informal nonsense; rubbish

eye•wash

(ˈaɪˌwɒʃ, ˈaɪˌwɔʃ)

n.
1. Also called collyrium. a soothing solution applied locally to the eye.
2. nonsense; bunk.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eyewash - lotion consisting of a solution used as a cleanser for the eyeseyewash - lotion consisting of a solution used as a cleanser for the eyes
lotion, application - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
Translations

eyewash

[ˈaɪwɒʃ] N (Med) → colirio m
it's a lot of eyewash!¡es puro cuento!

eyewash

[ˈaɪwɒʃ] n
bain m d'œil
(fig) (= nonsense) → frime f

eyewash

[ˈaɪˌwɒʃ] n (liquid) → collirio (fam) (nonsense) → balle fpl

eyewash

n colirio, gotas para los ojos
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