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artificial eye

noun
1.
a manufactured eye of glass, plastic, or other material, usually hemispherical or cup-shaped, worn cosmetically over a blind eye or in the socket of a lost eye and sometimes attached to muscles to provide movement.
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  • This may be done with such nicety that the stitch cannot be observed; and thus you have the artificial eye in true proportion.

    Wanderings in South America Charles Waterton
  • The human eye could not see it, and no artificial eye that would catch electric waves had been invented.

    The Story of Great Inventions Elmer Ellsworth Burns
  • This may be done with such nicety that the stitch cannot be observed, and thus you have the artificial eye in true proportion.

    Practical Taxidermy Montagu Browne
  • The interval which must elapse before an artificial eye can be worn is considerably longer than after enucleation.

  • Also ‘an artificial eye truly and dioptrically made as big as a tennis-ball.’

    Sir Christopher Wren Lucy Phillimore

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