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.
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.
A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various
Also ‘an artificial eye truly and dioptrically made as big as a tennis-ball.’
Sir Christopher Wren Lucy Phillimore
- Artificial feel
noun a system, used in aircraft that have fully powered control surfaces, providing the pilot with simulated aerodynamic forces on the controls
- Artificial flavoring
noun any substance created artificially to flavor food products Examples Artificial flavoring is a specific and often complex mixture of singular naturally occurring flavor compounds combined to either imitate or enhance a natural flavor.
- Artificial gene
a duplicate gene synthesized in the laboratory by combining nucleotides in a sequence characteristic of the copied gene.
- Artificial gravity
a simulated gravity or sensation of weight established within a spacecraft by means of the craft’s rotation, acceleration, or deceleration. Historical Examples The artificial gravity induced a sense of security as absolute as though the ship were resting on living rock. The Star Lord Boyd Ellanby Mr. Wordsley’s eyes protruded from that unbearable weight, and […]