HyperDic: eye

English > 6 senses of the word eye:
NOUNbodyeye, oculus, opticthe organ of sight
cognitioneyegood discernment (either visually or as if visually)
cognitioneyeattention to what is seen
locationeye, center, centre, middle, heartan area that is approximately central within some larger / larger region
artifacteyea small hole or loop (as in a needle)
VERBperceptioneye, eyeballlook at
eye > pronunciation
English > eye: 6 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe organ of sight.
Synonymsoculus, optic
Part offace, human faceThe front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
visual systemThe sensory system for vision
PartsapertureA natural opening in something
canthusEither of the corners of the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet / meet
central artery of the retina, arteria centralis retinaeA branch of the ophthalmic artery
choroid, choroid coatA highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera
ciliary artery, arteria ciliarisOne of several arteries supplying the choroid coat of the eye
ciliary bodyThe part of the tunic of the eye between the choroid coat and the iris
conjunctivaA transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
corneaThe transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye
epicanthus, epicanthic foldA vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus
eyeball, orbThe ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
eyelid, lid, palpebraEither of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open / open the eye
irismuscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye
lacrimal apparatusThe structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye
lacrimal artery, arteria lacrimalisAn artery that originates from the ophthalmic artery and supplies the lacrimal gland and rectal eye muscles and the upper eyelid and the forehead
lacrimal vein, vena lacrimalisdrains the lacrimal gland
lens, crystalline lens, lens of the eyebiconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye
nictitating membrane, third eyelidA protective fold of skin in the eyes of reptiles and birds and some mammals
ocular muscle, eye muscleOne of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball
pupillary sphincter, musculus sphincter pupillaeA ring of smooth muscle surrounding the iris
retinaThe innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball
sclera, sclerotic coatThe whitish / whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering and protection of the eyeball
uveaThe part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid
uveoscleral pathwayA tubule that drains excess aqueous humor
Narrowercompound eyeIn insects and some crustaceans
naked eyeThe eye unaided by any optical instrument that alters the power of vision or alters the apparent size or distance of objects
oculus dexter, ODThe right eye
oculus sinister, OSThe left eye
peeperAn informal term referring to the eye
simple eye, stemma, ocellusAn eye having a single lens
Broadersense organ, sensory receptor, receptorAn organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishoculus, ojo
Catalanòcul, oculus, òptica, ull
Adjectivesbinocularrelating to both eyes
ocular, optic, optical, ophthalmicof or relating to or resembling the eye
Verbseyelook at
English > eye: 6 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningGood discernment (either visually or as if visually).
  • "she has an eye for fresh talent"
  • "he has an artist's eye"
Broadersagacity, sagaciousness, judgment, judgement, discernmentThe mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
Spanishojo, vista
Catalanull, vista
Verbseyelook at
English > eye: 6 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAttention to what is seen.
Example"he tried to catch her eye"
Broaderattention, attendingThe process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
Verbseyelook at
English > eye: 6 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningAn area that is approximately central within some larger / larger region.
Example "they were in the eye of the storm"
Synonymscenter, centre, middle, heart
InstancesCity of London, the CityThe part of London situated within the ancient boundaries
Narrowercenter stage, centre stageThe central area on a theater stage
city center, city centre, central cityThe central part of a city
financial centerThe part of a city where financial institutions are centered
hubA center of activity or interest or commerce or transportation
inner cityThe older and more populated and (usually) poorer central section of a city
medical centerThe part of a city where medical facilities are centered
midfield(sports) the middle part of a playing field (as in football or lacrosse)
midstreamThe middle of a stream
seatA center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
storm center, storm centreThe central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm
Broaderarea, countryA particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
Spanishcentro, corazón, medio, ojo
Catalancentre, cor, mig, ull
English > eye: 6 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA small hole or loop (as in a needle).
Example"the thread wouldn't go through the eye"
Part ofneedleA sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
BroaderholeAn opening deliberately made in or through something
Nounseyeleta small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar
eyeletfastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
English > eye: 6 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaninglook at.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot eye Sue
Broaderlookperceive with attention
Spanishglobo ocular, mirar, ojear
Catalanfer una ullada, llambregar, mirar
Nounseyethe organ of sight
eyegood discernment (either visually or as if visually)
eyeattention to what is seen

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