eye socket meaning, eye socket definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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eye socket

  
     ( eye sockets    plural  ) Your eye sockets are the two hollow parts on either side of your face, where your eyeballs are.      n-count  
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socket     ( sockets    plural  )
1       n-count   A socket is a device on a piece of electrical equipment into which you can put a bulb or plug.  
2       n-count   A socket is a device or point in a wall where you can connect electrical equipment to the power supply.  
  (BRIT)  
in AM, use outlet     
3       n-count   You can refer to any hollow part or opening in a structure which another part fits into as a socket.  
Her eyes were sunk deep into their sockets.     


eye socket        ( eye sockets    plural  ) Your eye sockets are the two hollow parts on either side of your face, where your eyeballs are.      n-count  

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n.
brothers of the blue eye
adj.
perceived visually
E.g. How much of the info taken in by the eye do we memorize? (meaning: How much of what we see do we remember?)
n.
Mydriasis Unilateral : because medication, loss of Eye inervation . Bilateral profound pupillary areflexia isssen in very profound Coma , Cardiac Arrest or in Death
medical term
n.
The specular reflection of light from the surface of an eye in a photograph visible as a bright white spot on the eye.
The separate lights of the studio flash kit should be positioned so that the portrait exhibits only one catchlight per eye.
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