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eyeshade

[ahy-sheyd] /ˈaɪˌʃeɪd/
noun
1.
a visor worn on the head or forehead to shield the eyes from overhead light.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; eye + shade
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  • If you plan to sleep on the train, bring a blanket and pillow and an eyeshade.
  • The light did bother him then, and he wore a green eyeshade.
  • Mar- tin had looked at her from under his green eyeshade, saying nothing.
  • The plan's advocates claim that green-eyeshade nitpicking has no place in discussions of national defense.
  • But the green eyeshade he wears allows him to see opportunity where others do not.
  • But eyeshade evolution goes back much further, apparently.
  • In green-eyeshade mode, he'd buried himself in a top to bottom review of the military.
  • When fundamental changes are made to a program, the green-eyeshade types can't easily predict the results.
  • The days of an employee in green eyeshade poring over individual overdraft items are long gone.
British Dictionary definitions for eyeshade

eyeshade

/ˈaɪˌʃeɪd/
noun
1.
an opaque or tinted translucent visor, worn on the head like a cap to protect the eyes from glare
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