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Eme vs. Eye

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Emenoun

An uncle.

Eyenoun

An organ through which animals see (perceive surroundings via light).

‘Bright lights really hurt my eyes.’;

Emenoun

(Scotland) Friend.

Eyenoun

The visual sense.

‘The car was quite pleasing to the eye, but impractical.’;

Emenoun

An uncle.

Eyenoun

The iris of the eye, being of a specified colour.

‘Brown, blue, green, hazel eyes.’;

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Eyenoun

Attention, notice.

‘That dress caught her eye.’;

Eyenoun

The ability to notice what others might miss.

‘He has an eye for talent.’;

Eyenoun

A meaningful stare or look.

‘She was giving him the eye at the bar.’; ‘When the car cut her off, she gave him the eye.’;

Eyenoun

A private eye: a privately hired detective or investigator.

Eyenoun

A hole at the blunt end of a needle through which thread is passed.

Eyenoun

The oval hole of an axehead through which the axehandle is fitted.

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Eyenoun

A fitting consisting of a loop of metal or other material, suitable for receiving a hook or the passage of a cord or line.

Eyenoun

The relatively clear and calm center of a hurricane or other such storm.

Eyenoun

A mark on an animal, such as a peacock or butterfly, resembling a human eye.

Eyenoun

The dark spot on a black-eyed pea.

Eyenoun

A reproductive bud in a potato.

Eyenoun

(informal) The dark brown center of a black-eyed Susan flower.

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Eyenoun

A loop forming part of anything, or a hole through anything, to receive a rope, hook, pin, shaft, etc. — e.g. at the end of a tie bar in a bridge truss; through a crank; at the end of a rope; or through a millstone.

Eyenoun

That which resembles the eye in relative importance or beauty.

Eyenoun

Tinge; shade of colour.

Eyenoun

One of the holes in certain kinds of cheese.

Eyenoun

(architecture) The circle in the centre of a volute.

Eyenoun

(typography) The enclosed counter (negative space) of the small letter e.

Eyenoun

(game of go) An empty point or group of points surrounded by one player's stones.

Eyenoun

View or opinion.

‘This victory will make us great in the eyes of the world.’;

Eyenoun

A brood.

‘an eye of pheasants’;

Eyeverb

(transitive) To observe carefully or appraisingly.

‘After eyeing the document for half an hour, she decided not to sign it.’; ‘They went out and eyed the new car one last time before deciding.’;

Eyeverb

To appear; to look.

Eyenoun

A brood; as, an eye of pheasants.

Eyenoun

The organ of sight or vision. In man, and the vertebrates generally, it is properly the movable ball or globe in the orbit, but the term often includes the adjacent parts. In most invertebrates the eyes are immovable ocelli, or compound eyes made up of numerous ocelli. See Ocellus.

Eyenoun

The faculty of seeing; power or range of vision; hence, judgment or taste in the use of the eye, and in judging of objects; as, to have the eye of a sailor; an eye for the beautiful or picturesque.

Eyenoun

The action of the organ of sight; sight, look; view; ocular knowledge; judgment; opinion.

‘In my eye, she is the sweetest lady that I looked on.’;

Eyenoun

The space commanded by the organ of sight; scope of vision; hence, face; front; the presence of an object which is directly opposed or confronted; immediate presence.

‘We shell express our duty in his eye.’; ‘Her shell your hear disproved to her eyes.’;

Eyenoun

Observation; oversight; watch; inspection; notice; attention; regard.

‘Booksellers . . . have an eye to their own advantage.’;

Eyenoun

That which resembles the organ of sight, in form, position, or appearance

Eyenoun

That which resembles the eye in relative importance or beauty.

‘Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts.’;

Eyenoun

Tinge; shade of color.

‘Red with an eye of blue makes a purple.’;

Eyeverb

To fix the eye on; to stare at; to look on; to view; to observe; particularly, to observe or watch narrowly, or with fixed attention; to hold in view.

‘Eye me, blest Providence, and square my trialTo my proportioned strength.’;

Eyeverb

To appear; to look.

‘My becomings kill me, when they do notEye well to you.’;

Eyenoun

the organ of sight

Eyenoun

good discernment (either with the eyes or as if with the eyes);

‘she has an eye for fresh talent’; ‘he has an artist's eye’;

Eyenoun

attention to what is seen;

‘he tried to catch her eye’;

Eyenoun

an area that is approximately central within some larger region;

‘it is in the center of town’; ‘they ran forward into the heart of the struggle’; ‘they were in the eye of the storm’;

Eyenoun

a small hole or loop (as in a needle);

‘the thread wouldn't go through the eye’;

Eyeverb

look at

Eye

Eyes are organs of the visual system. They provide animals with vision, the ability to receive and process visual detail, as well as enabling several photo response functions that are independent of vision.

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