weather eye

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weather eye

n.
An ability to recognize quickly signs of changes in the weather.
Idiom:
keep a/one's weather eye open
To keep watch; stay alert.

weather eye

n
1. (Physical Geography) the vision of a person trained to observe changes in the weather
2. informal an alert or observant gaze
3. keep one's weather eye open to stay on the alert

weath′er eye`


n.
1. sensitivity and alertness to signs of change in the weather.
2. astute watchfulness, esp. alertness to change.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.weather eye - vigilant attentivenessweather eye - vigilant attentiveness; "he keeps a weather eye open for trouble"
attentiveness - the trait of being observant and paying attention
Translations
sääasemasäänlukutaitosäätutka

weather eye

n to keep a weather eye on sth (fig) → tener d'occhio qc
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Agnes laughed again at her own penetration, and told me that if I were faithful to her in my confidence she thought she should keep a little register of my violent attachments, with the date, duration, and termination of each, like the table of the reigns of the kings and queens, in the History of England.
We keep a sharp eye on advancing technology, the market and economy to remain at the cutting edge," Dugow says, explaining that he is also clear on his firm's message, its specialties and its target clients.
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