Associations to the word «Eye»


EYE, noun. An organ through which animals see.
EYE, noun. The visual sense.
EYE, noun. Attention, notice.
EYE, noun. The ability to notice what others might miss.
EYE, noun. A meaningful stare or look.
EYE, noun. A private eye: a privately hired detective or investigator.
EYE, noun. A hole at the blunt end of a needle through which thread is passed.
EYE, noun. A fitting consisting of a loop of metal or other material, suitable for receiving a hook or the passage of a cord or line.
EYE, noun. The relatively clear and calm center of a hurricane or other such storm.
EYE, noun. A mark on an animal, such as a peacock or butterfly, resembling a human eye.
EYE, noun. The dark spot on a black-eyed pea.
EYE, noun. A reproductive bud in a potato.
EYE, noun. (informal) The dark brown center of a black-eyed Susan flower.
EYE, noun. 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.
EYE, noun. That which resembles the eye in relative importance or beauty.
EYE, noun. Tinge; shade of colour.
EYE, noun. One of the holes in certain kinds of cheese.
EYE, noun. (architecture) The circle in the centre of a volute.
EYE, verb. To observe carefully.
EYE, verb. To view something narrowly, as a document or a phrase in a document.
EYE, verb. To look at someone or something as if with the intent to do something with that person or thing.
EYE, verb. (obsolete) To appear; to look.
EYE, noun. A brood.
EYE, proper noun. (UK) (colloquial) the comedic magazine Private Eye.
EYE, proper noun. (UK) The London Eye, a tourist attraction in London.
EYE, proper noun. A village in Suffolk, England.
EYE AGATE, noun. A kind of circle agate, with the central part of deeper tints than the rest of the mass.
EYE ANIMALCULE, noun. (dated) A flagellate protozoan belonging to Euglena and related genera, having a coloured spot like an eye at one end.
EYE BANK, noun. (US) a reserve store of human corneas kept for treatment of the blind
EYE BANKS, noun. Plural of eye bank
EYE BLACK, noun. (US) a grease smeared under the eyes of sports players to reduce glare from sunlight or stadium lights.
EYE BOLT, noun. Alternative form of eyebolt
EYE BOLTS, noun. Plural of eye bolt
EYE CANDY, noun. (US) (idiomatic) A very attractive person or persons, or the salient visible physical attributes of same.
EYE CANDY, noun. (US) (idiomatic) Any object or sight with considerable visual appeal.
EYE CHART, noun. A sign or poster showing letters or symbols in progressively smaller lines of type, used to test distance vision
EYE CHARTS, noun. Plural of eye chart
EYE CONTACT, noun. The condition or action of looking at another human or animal in the eye.
EYE DIALECT, noun. (uncountable) Nonstandard spellings, which however indicate a standard pronunciation, deliberately used by an author to indicate that the speaker uses a nonstandard or dialectal speech.
EYE DIALECT, noun. (countable) A set of such nonstandard spellings, collectively used to reflect a certain form of speech.
EYE DIALECTS, noun. Plural of eye dialect
EYE DOCTOR, noun. (chiefly US) An ophthalmologist.
EYE DOCTORS, noun. Plural of eye doctor
EYE DROP, noun. Medicine to be administered to the eyes.
EYE DROPS, noun. Plural of eye drop
EYE FILLET, noun. (Australia) Filet mignon; beef tenderloin.
EYE FILLETS, noun. Plural of eye fillet
EYE FOR AN EYE, noun. (idiomatic) compensation for injury caused by a person, in the form of inflicting of an identical injury on that person.
EYE M.D., noun. Alternative form of eye MD
EYE M.D.S, noun. Plural of eye M.D. Alternative form of eye MDs
EYE MD, noun. (chiefly US) An ophthalmologist.
EYE MDS, noun. Plural of eye MD
EYE MUSIC, noun. The graphical features of musical scores that when performed are unnoticeable by the listener.
EYE OF A NEEDLE, noun. The small gap in a needle, with just enough space for a thread to pass through.
EYE OF SAURON, noun. (singulare tantum) (normally used with definite article) Unwanted, extremely scrutinous attention.
EYE OF THE BEHOLDER, noun. The evaluation depending on perception of person who sees and considers.
EYE OF THE STORM, noun. A region of calm weather right in the middle of a storm.
EYE PATCH, noun. A small cloth patch, usually black, that is worn in front of one eye, to protect or conceal a damaged eye.
EYE PATCHES, noun. Plural of eye patch
EYE PATTERN, noun. (electronics) An oscilloscope display of a data signal passed through a transmission line, clocked synchronously to the data symbols; used to analyze tha quality of transmission.
EYE RHYME, noun. Pairs of words (or syllables) that, because of their spelling, look as if they rhyme but, because of different pronunciation, do not
EYE RHYMES, noun. Plural of eye rhyme
EYE SEX, noun. (slang) (idiomatic) A lustful or sexually-charged glance exchanged between two people.
EYE SHADOW, noun. Makeup that is applied to the eyelids and below the eyes to give a darker complexion there.
EYE SIGHT, noun. Vision; the ability or accuracy with which one can see.
EYE SOCKET, noun. (anatomy) The bony cavity which contains the eyeball and its associated muscles, vessels, and nerves. In humans, seven bones make up each bony orbit:
EYE SOCKETS, noun. Plural of eye socket
EYE SPLICE, noun. A permanent loop, or eye, formed at the end of a laid rope by splicing the free end back into the standing part.
EYE SPLICES, noun. Plural of eye splice
EYE TEETH, noun. Plural of eye tooth
EYE TEST, noun. A series of examinations carried out by an optician to assess a patient's vision.
EYE TESTS, noun. Plural of eye test
EYE TOOTH, noun. (colloquial) A canine tooth (only of human teeth).
EYE UP, verb. (idiomatic) To examine closely something coveted
EYE WITNESS, noun. Alternative spelling of eyewitness
EYE WITNESSES, noun. Plural of eye witness

Dictionary definition

EYE, noun. The organ of sight.
EYE, noun. Good discernment (either visually or as if visually); "she has an eye for fresh talent"; "he has an artist's eye".
EYE, noun. Attention to what is seen; "he tried to catch her eye".
EYE, noun. 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".
EYE, noun. A small hole or loop (as in a needle); "the thread wouldn't go through the eye".
EYE, verb. Look at.

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin