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Definition of the noun eyelash

What does eyelash mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: eyelashes

  1. any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
    • example: He sank the deal without batting an eyelash.
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • synonyms of eyelash: cilium / lash
    • more generic word: hair = a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures
    • part of: eyelid / lid / palpebra = either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye


"Eyelash" is a musical album of Big Electric Cat.


Eyelash: An eyelash or simply lash is one of the hairs that grow at the edge of the eyelid. Eyelashes protect the eye from debris and perform some of the same function as whiskers do on a cat or a mouse in the sense that they are sensitive to being touched, thus providing a warning that an object is near the eye.

Phrases with Eyelash

  1. Eyelash curler
  2. Bat an Eyelash

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Eyelash

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Google previewPainting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor (2011)

by Mary Whyte

the eyelash is a cylinder. and a tooth is a cube. Painting wrinkles is the same as painting the larger. rounded folds of a gathered skirt. Each wrinkle is a mounded shape that goes from light to middle tone to dark. Keeping in ...

Google previewCosmetic Dermatology (2015)

Products and Procedures by Zoe Diana Draelos

Like all hair, the eyelash is a mixture of dead cells that have been keratinized, binding material, melanin granules, and small amounts of water. Keratin makes up ∼95% of the total lash composition, providing lash insolubility and chemical ...

Google previewThematic Activities for Beginners in English (1995)

by John F. Chabot, Erik Millette

An eyelash is a hair growing ...

Google previewGould and Pyle's Cyclopedia of Practical Medicine and Surgery (1912)

With Particular Reference to Diagnosis and Treatment by George Milbry Gould

Often the irritation caused by an inverted eyelash is the cause of the trouble. Photophobia often leads to blepharospasm. If no local cause is discernible, ametropia is frequently the cause , ...

Google previewA Trip to Venus (2014)

by John Munro

Many are called after some particular trait; for example, "TimÄré of the lovely toes," and a pretty eyelash is a title to public fame. Beauty they say is twice blessed, since it pleases the possessor as well as others. The sense of existence, apart.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Asclepiadaceae Origins: From the Greek blepharon "an eyelid," blepharis "eyelash" and anthera "anther." Blepharanthes Sm. Passifloraceae Origins: From the Greek blepharon "an eyelid, " ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (2005)

by Judith Siefring

a face as long eyelash eye teeth.

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

EYELASH CREAMS • Used to make the lashes soft and shiny. Such creams usually contain lanolin, cocoa butter, paraffin, cetyl alcohol, and peach kernel oil ( see all). However, ingredients may cause reactions in persons who are allergic to ...

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

eyelash eyelid, eyelash:: 1hepte1< lhep. eyelid eyelid, eyelash:: lheptel ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

eyelash. n. one of the long stiff hairs that form a row projecting outwards from the front edge of the upper and lower eyelids. The eyelashes help keep dust away from the eye. Anatomical name: cilium.

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1882)

(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society, Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

cilium, an eyelash ; forma, likeness.) Like an eyelash, or a cilium. CiliflT'erous.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

schlegelii (eyelash viper; eyelash snake; horned palm viper; bocaraca; colgadora; Griefschwanz Lanzenotter; Schlegel's palm viper; sleeping gough; manapare cejuda: nahuyaka; oropel; toboba de pestana). a small, moderately stout, tree ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1898)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould

[ cilium, an eyelash]. Having cilia. Ciliation £ -shun) [cilium, an eyelash]. dition of having cilia. Cilio-spinal (sil-e-o-spi/-na/) [cilium, an eyelash; spina, the spine].

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Quotes about Eyelash

He can't see the beam in his own, but he's looking for an eyelash in someone else's.
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Scrabble value of E1Y4E1L1A1S1H4

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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