eyelid eyelid  /ˈaɪ ˌlɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The eyelid was rolled back, covered with a cold cloth as the surgeon went to work on the other eye.
  2. Tokyo's Kimura revels in a night out on the town after her eyelid, chin and nose surgery.
  3. Inman nods knowingly at folklore stories of people getting rid of eyelid styes by rubbing them with wedding rings.

News

  1. Otters are made for swimming

    River otters can hold their breath for about eight minutes, and they have a special third eyelid that allows them to keep their eyes open underwater. / Special to WNC Parent
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Asheville Citizen-Times

  2. Newport Beach Plastic Surgeon Responds to Latest Statistics From ASAPS

    Dr. Semira Bayati's plastic surgery practice offers a wide variety of surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures including breast augmentation, eyelid surgery, liposuction, Juvederm®, and BOTOX®. Since ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Get Yourself an Eyelid Lift, Courtesy of Taxpayers

    The U.S. spends $2.8 trillion a year on health care, about 18 percent of the economy. As recently reported, some of that spending is on Medicare-reimbursed eyelid lifts -- a procedure that sometimes serves a medical need but often is for cosmetic enhancement.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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Quotes

  1. "Nine times out of ten someone stumbles upon you when you're having a shit," Harry explains in one interview. "They don't bat an eyelid because it's normal out here." "I think this is about as normal as I'm ever going to get."
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Prince Harry Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "It makes me sick," said Miliband. "And you know what makes me sicker? No one in the Tory party batted an eyelid."
    on Oct 2, 2009 By: David Miliband Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "They came in, patted me on the back and said 'We don't care'," Thomas said. "Two of my best mates in rugby didn't even blink an eyelid."
    on Dec 18, 2009 By: Gareth Thomas Source: AFP

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