eye contact

noun
1.
the act of looking directly into another's eyes: We never made eye contact at any time during the interview.
2.
Psychology. a meeting of the eyes of two persons, regarded as a meaningful nonverbal form of communication.

Origin:
1960–65

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eye contact
 
n
a direct look between two people; meeting of eyes: he maintained eye contact with his interrogator

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Example sentences
He kept constant eye contact with us, as opposed to a lot of other players who
  close their eyes or sink into themselves.
Users can make eye contact with one another across the continents.
Drivers navigate the snarls without the usual tools of human communication,
  such as eye contact or conversation.
People must also feel that they are making eye contact, which involves multiple
  cameras and enormous computing power.
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