|1.||either of the two muscular folds of skin that can be moved to cover the exposed portion of the eyeballRelated: palpebral|
|2.||aeronautics Also called: clamshell a set of movable parts at the rear of a jet engine that redirect the exhaust flow to assist braking during landing|
eyelid eye·lid or eye-lid (ī'lĭd')
Either of two folds of skin and muscle that can be closed over the exposed portion of the eyeball. Also called palpebra.