lidless lidless

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not having or covered with a lid or lids
  2. (adj) having no lid
  3. (adj) always watchful

Usage(s):

  • A lidless, almost completely enclosed hot-water kettle which looks like an inverted mushroom.

News

  • Hubble Telescope Sees Star That May Explode Soon (Photo)

    The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking new photo of a doomed star poised to explode in a devastating supernova event. The Hubble photo of the star, known as SBW2007 1 (or SBW1 for short) reveals the star surrounded by its own expelled gas to create what appears to be a "lidless purple eye, staring back at us through space," NASA officials wrote in an image description. "The star was ...
    on January 14, 2014     Source: SPACE.com via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. This is what Virginia Woolf called 'extreme reality.' Anxiety is more about what TS Eliot wrote: "What shall we do now, what shall we do? Pressing lidless eyes and waiting for a knock upon the door."
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: TS Eliot Source: WEBCommentary

  2. About the selection of Ms. Cowhig's play, Mr. Hare says, "Lidless was the clear winner, an extraordinary and original attempt to show the enduring strain on the victims of the US's deployment of torture at Guantanamo."
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: David Hare Source: Broadway World

  3. ...Eastern Front, and was in the Europeiski Café in Warsaw when "suddenly I was struck with horror and realised that they had no eyelids. I had already seen soldiers with lidless eyes, on the platform of the Minsk station a few days...
    on Jul 25, 2009 By: Curzio Malaparte Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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