Eye appears in the following tongue twisters:
- Birdie birdie in the sky laid a turdie in my eye.
If cows could fly I'd have a cow pie in my eye.
- If your Bob doesnt give our Bob that bob that your Bob owes our Bob, our Bob will give your Bob a bob in the eye.
Eye appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):
- Fabled reader with jaded, roving eye seized by quickened impulse to expand budget. (68 letters)
Eye is a palindrome (it reads the same backward as forward).
It also appears in many palindromes:
- Sore eye, Eros?
- Sue, yes, God's dogs eye us
- Snug satraps eye Sparta's guns.
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Eye is sometimes a misspelling of eyes.
The word eye is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.
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Definition of the noun eye
What does eye mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: eyes / eyen (rare form) / eyne (rare form)
- the organ of sight
- usage: colloquialism
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonyms of eye: oculus / optic
- more generic terms: receptor / sense organ / sensory receptor = an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
- more specific terms:
- naked eye = the eye unaided by any optical instrument that alters the power of vision or alters the apparent size or distance of objects
- peeper = an informal term referring to the eye
- oculus dexter / OD = the right eye
- oculus sinister / OS = the left eye
- simple eye / ocellus / stemma = an eye having a single lens
- compound eye = in insects and some crustaceans: composed of many light-sensitive elements each forming a portion of an image
- part of: visual system = the sensory system for vision; face / human face = the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
- choroid coat / choroid = a highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera
- ciliary body = the part of the tunic of the eye between the choroid coat and the iris
- palpebra / eyelid / lid = either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
- canthus = either of the corners of the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet
- epicanthic fold / epicanthus = a vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus; typical for many east Asian peoples
- nictitating membrane / third eyelid = a protective fold of skin in the eyes of reptiles and birds and some mammals
- conjunctiva = a transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
- eyeball / orb = the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
- ocular muscle / eye muscle = one of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball
- cornea = the transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye
- uvea = the part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid
- uveoscleral pathway = a tubule that drains excess aqueous humor
- iris = muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye
- crystalline lens / lens of the eye / lens = biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye
- central artery of the retina / arteria centralis retinae = a branch of the ophthalmic artery
- arteria ciliaris / ciliary artery = one of several arteries supplying the choroid coat of the eye
- arteria lacrimalis / lacrimal artery = an artery that originates from the ophthalmic artery and supplies the lacrimal gland and rectal eye muscles and the upper eyelid and the forehead
- vena lacrimalis / lacrimal vein = drains the lacrimal gland
- lacrimal apparatus = the structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye
- retina = the innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball
- sclerotic coat / sclera = the whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering and protection of the eyeball
- musculus sphincter pupillae / pupillary sphincter = a ring of smooth muscle surrounding the iris
- aperture = a natural opening in something
- good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
- examples: she has an eye for fresh talent | he has an artist's eye
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- more generic words: discernment / judgement / judgment / sagaciousness / sagacity = the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
- attention to what is seen
- an area that is approximately central within some larger region
- example: they were in the eye of the storm
- lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
- synonyms of eye: center / centre / heart / middle
- more generic words: area / country = a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary
- more specific terms:
- center stage / centre stage = the central area on a theater stage
- central city / city center / city centre = the central part of a city
- storm center / storm centre = the central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm
- financial center = the part of a city where financial institutions are centered
- hub = a center of activity or interest or commerce or transportation
- inner city = the older and more populated and (usually) poorer central section of a city
- medical center = the part of a city where medical facilities are centered
- midfield = the middle part of a playing field
- seat = a center of authority
- midstream = the middle of a stream
- instance: City of London / the City = the part of London situated within the ancient boundaries
- a small hole or loop (as in a needle)
Alternative definition of the noun eye
- An organ that is sensitive to light, which it converts to electrical signals passed to the brain, by which means animals see.
- synonym: eyelet
- The visual sense.
- synonym: perceptiveness
- Attention, notice.
- The ability to notice what others might miss.
- A meaningful stare or look.
- A private eye: a privately hired detective or investigator.
- A hole at the blunt end of a needle through which thread is passed.
- A fitting consisting of a loop of metal or other material, suitable for receiving a hook or the passage of a cord or line.
- The relatively clear and calm center of a hurricane or other such storm.
- A mark on an animal, such as a peacock or butterfly, resembling a human eye.
- The dark spot on a black-eyed pea.
- A reproductive bud in a potato.
- [informal] The dark brown center of a black-eyed Susan flower.
Definition of the verb eye
What does eye mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: eyed | eyeing / eying (less preferred form) | eyes
- look at
- example: Sam cannot eye Sue
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Stimulus] I saw the play | The crew spotted the island
Verbs of Perception (with the same syntax): descry, discover, espy, examine, experience, glimpse, inspect, investigate, make out, note, observe, overhear, perceive, peruse, recognize, regard, savor, scan, scent, scrutinize, sight, sniff, spot, spy, study, survey, view, watch, witness.
- lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
- synonym of eye: eyeball
- more generic word: look = perceive with attention
- "Eye" a.k.a. "The Eye", also known as Seeing Ghosts, is a 2002 Hong Kong-Singaporean horror film directed by the Pang brothers. The film spawned two sequels by the Pang brothers, The Eye 2 and The Eye 10. There are three remakes of this film, including Naina, made in 2005 in India, starring Urmila Matondkar and produced by Shripal Morakhia, Sagar Pandya, Anjum Rajabali, and Rakesh Mehra, and The Eye, a 2008 Hollywood production starring Jessica Alba and produced by Peter Chan and Paula Wagner.
- also known as Gin Gwai
- countries: Hong Kong, Singapore
- languages: Thai Language, English Language, Standard Chinese, Chinese, Hakka Language, Cantonese
- directors: Oxide Pang Chun & Danny Pang Phat
- producers: Peter Chan & Lawrence Cheng
- executive producers: Allan Fung, Eric Tsang, Daniel Yun
- art direction by James David Goldmark, Simon So, Kritapas Suttinet
- written by Jojo Hui, Danny Pang Phat, Oxide Pang Chun
- casting by Samart Tunsadee
- cinematography by Decha Srimantra
- edited by Oxide Pang Chun & Danny Pang Phat
- music by Orange Music
- costume design by Jittima Kongsri & Stephanie Wong
- genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama
- tagline: What if the reflection you see is not yours.
- rating: R (USA)
- released on (12 years ago)
- Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress nomination for Angelica Lee
- Hong Kong Film Award for Best Sound Design nomination for Sansab Team & Oxide Pang Chun
- Hong Kong Film Award for Best Film Editing nomination for Oxide Pang Chun & Danny Pang Phat
- Hong Kong Film Award for Best Visual Effects nomination for Jack Ho, Leung Wai Kit, Wong Hin Leung & Ronald To Kai Wing
- Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress, received by Angelica Lee
- official website: theeye.kingnet.com.tw/en-main.html
- "Eye" a.k.a. "Nazar" is a 1991 drama film written by Mani Kaul and Sharmistha Mohanty and directed by Mani Kaul .
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- "Eye" a.k.a. "The Eyes" is a 1982 drama film directed by Utpalendu Chakraborty.
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- "Eye" is a film.
"Eye" is a collection of thirteen short stories written by science fiction author Frank Herbert. All of the works had been previously published in magazine or book form, except for "The Road to Dune.
- language: English Language
- genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy, Speculative fiction
- copyright: 1985
- released in (30 years ago)
- award: - Locus Award for Best Collection nomination for Frank Herbert
"Eye" is a video game.
- genre: Strategy video game
- publisher: Endurance Games Ltd.
The Eye is a fictional comic book character created by Frank Thomas and published by Centaur Publications. The character had no origin story, and existed only as a giant, floating, disembodied Eye, wreathed in a halo of golden light. This super powerful being was obsessed with the concept of justice, and existed to encourage average people to do what they could to attain it for themselves. If the obstacles proved too great, the Eye would assist its mortal charges by working miracles. Time and space meant nothing to The Eye and it existed as a physical embodiment of man's inner conscience.
- also known as The Eye
- created by Frank Thomas
- "Eye" is a song by American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, released in 1996 on the soundtrack to the David Lynch film Lost Highway. Along with the song "The End Is the Beginning Is the End" from Batman & Robin and "Christmastime" from A Very Special Christmas 3, "Eye" represented a period of work on compilations done by the Pumpkins in between the release of the two albums Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness and Adore. It also appeared on their greatest hits collection Rotten Apples.
- music and lyrics by Billy Corgan
- "Eye" is an album released by Robyn Hitchcock in 1990 on Glass Fish and Twin/Tone Records and is his fourth solo album, and eighth including his work with The Egyptians.
- genre: Rock music
- released on (24 years ago)
- "Eye" is a composition.
- "Eye" is a composition, cataloged instance.
- "Eye" is a composition.
- "Eye" is a composition, cataloged instance.
- "Eye" a.k.a. "eye royal" is a composition.
- music by Yasuhiro Kobayashi
- "Eye" is a composition.
- "Eye" is a musical album of Bakshish.
- released in (21 years ago)
Who is Eye?
Eye is a film score composer.
- profession: Film score composer
- Eye is a musical group.
- Eye is a musical group.
- albums: "II", "I"
There are other groups with in their name, like Eye q, Eye Tv, Eye Eye, Red Eye, Red-Eye, Spy Eye, Alias Eye, Argus Eye, Beady Eye, cat's-eye, Chevi Eye, Eye Knife, Eye Sea I, Glass Eye, Human eye, Minds Eye, Organ Eye, Rapid Eye, Rusty Eye.
- Eye is a small market town in the north of the English county of Suffolk. The town is around 4 miles south of Diss, 17.5 miles north of Ipswich and 23 miles south-west of Norwich. It lies close to the River Waveney which forms the border with Norfolk and is on the River Dove. Eye is twinned with the town of Pouzauges in the Vendée Departement of France.
- Eye is a village in the unitary authority area of Peterborough in England, south of Crowland and Eye Green. It was formerly in the Soke of Peterborough in Northamptonshire.
- Eye is a small village in the county of Herefordshire, England, in the River Lugg catchment, north of Leominster and south of Ludlow.
- also known as Eye, Herefordshire
- part of United Kingdom
There are other places with in their name, like Blue Eye, blue-eye, Eagle Eye, London Eye, Pope's Eye, Sleepy Eye, Sonning Eye, Tianjin Eye, Tiger's eye, tiger's-eye, In A Pig's Eye, Bournemouth Eye, Red Eye Township, Eagle Eye Golf Course, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
- The eye is a region of mostly calm weather at the center of strong tropical cyclones. The eye of a storm is a roughly circular area, typically 30–65 km in diameter. It is surrounded by the eyewall, a ring of towering thunderstorms where the most severe weather occurs. The cyclone's lowest barometric pressure occurs in the eye and can be as much as 15 percent lower than the pressure outside the storm.
- also known as Occhio (ciclone), 風眼
- Eye magazine, the international review of graphic design, is a quarterly print magazine on graphic design and visual culture.
- Eye a.k.a. Eñepa Language: Panare is a Cariban language, spoken by approximately 3,000–4,000 people in Bolivar State in southern Venezuela. Their main area is South of the town of Caicara del Orinoco, south of the Orinoco River. There are several subdialects of the language. The autonym for this language and people is eñapa, which has various senses depending on context, including 'people', 'indigenous-people', and 'Panare-people'. The term "Panare" itself is a Tupí word that means "friend." It is unusual in having object–verb–agent as one of its main word orders, the other being the more common verb–agent-object. It also displays the typologically "uncommon" property of an ergative–absolutive alignment in the present and a nominative–accusative alignment in the past.
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Eye
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by J.D. Rockefeller
The third eye is the sixth chakra In Taoism, it is believed that focusing one's attention on the point right between the...
light projected from its eye. but the somber red of the ovoid mass floating in the abyss manages to pick up dull reflections from these light signals. for ten haeff as for bayer, the eye is a primal image. both artists have painted coronae (*68;*87) ...
The Dawning Moon of the Mind (2015)
Unlocking the Pyramid Texts by Susan Brind Morrow
The eye is the organ that recognizes and names things.
The Aesthetics of Ruins (2004)
by Robert Ginsberg
The Ruining Eye is the faculty of enjoying nonexistent ruins, without making them physical remains. No need to tear...
The Ruining Eye is a consolation in a world of unsatisfactory things upon which we cannot shut our eyes. No longer need ...
Biochemistry of Vision (2012)
by Hitoshi Shichi
The eye is the term applied to the highly differentiated neural photoreceptors that are equipped with the lens.
Life as a Vapor (2009)
Thirty-One Meditations for Your Faith by John Piper
THE EYE IS THE LAMP OF THE BODY A Meditation an Matthew 6:19-24 Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thiwes break in and steal, 20 but lay up for yourselves trea— sures in heaven, ...
I Quan-Tum (2014)
by Christian Bullock
The Third Eye is the Eye of the ...
The eye is the light-sensitive organ of vision in animals. The eyes of various species vary from simple structures that are capable only of differentiating between light and dark to complex organs, such as those of humans and other mammals, ...
Encyclopedia of the Eye (2010)
by Joseph Besharse, Reza Dana
The tonic firing frequency of superior rectus and LP motor neurons correlates with vertical eye position. With an upward saccadic eye movement, superior rectus and LP motor neurons generate a burst of action potentials followed by an ...
by Ronald G. Driggers
In order to extend the small angle subtended by the fovea to a wide field with high resolving power, the eye rotates in different directions within different ranges . The location of the center of rotation relates with the anatomic structure of the ...
Three Volume Set Volume I A-F Volume II G-P Volume III Q-Z by Gordon Williams
eye no bigger then our eie syghte, but haveinge a whyle fedd on imagynatyon dreames sonnetts to the tune of syghes and heyhos; it growes plumpe and full of humor; it asks a crannye as bygg as a conye borrowe to gett out agayne'.
A Comprehensive Library of Human Belief and Practice in the Mysteries of Life by Cora Linn Morrison Daniels, Charles McClellan Stevens
It is believed among the Spaniards and Indians that if a person has been greatly exposed to the sun or sunstruck, the heat of that person's body goes out through the eye and is fatal, especially to young children. The hand, with all its fingers ...
Made in North America by Robert A. Slade
MARTIN'S LIZZARD That gets The gig Ones "CAUTION" Do not tie line tight to eye in bill as it will kill the action, tie loose loop or use c1 small snap, Floats at rest and goes deep on retrieve. After plug has reached the desired depth when ...
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- Eye Idioms | British English Idiom | Learn English
- Tiger's Eye Meaning of Crystals and Power Stones Meanings.
- Bull's Eye: Dialogue in the politicians' vocabulary
Its all been about dialogue, a word that has now acquired political significance of unequalled measure. It has different meaning depending on whom you ask ...
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The All-Seeing Eye and its meaning.
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- Triton Eye meaning and pronunciation
The Triton Eye is a disease caused by being around ugly girls at UCSD too long and your standards for what is attractive is lowered extremely. Triton Eye ...
- Tiger's eye Meaning
Video shows what tiger's eye means. A chatoyant gemstone that is usually yellow- to red-brown, with a silky luster.. Tiger's eye Meaning. How to pronounce ...
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- Body Language Tips Series: Eye Blocking
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- Relationship Coach " EYE LANGUAGE"
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- OTV Eye Language
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- Catch Somebody's Eye - Meet Somebody's Eye - ESL British English Pronunciation
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- Bullseye - Bull's Eye - Bull's-Eye - English Nouns - ESL British English Pronunciation
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- Eye of the Tiger Sign Language
- Lauryn Hill- His Eye Is On The Sparrow (in sign language)
lauryn hill's song done is sign language.
- His eye is on the sparrow with sign language cover by Nicole Thorp
Carnegie Mellon graduate sings and signs.
- Dungeons and Dragons, Sign Language, Seeing Eye Puppies
- Eye of theTiger- american sign language
Quotes about Eye
In whatever one does, there must be a relationship between the eye and the heart. With the eye that is closed, one looks within, with the eye that is open, one looks without. (Henri Cartier-Bresson)
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Scrabble value of E1Y4E1
The value of this 3-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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