seen from above, as by a bird in flight; panoramic:
a bird’s-eye view of the city.
omitting many details; hasty; superficial; general:
a bird’s-eye view of ancient history.
having spots or markings resembling the eyes of a bird:
any of various plants having small, round, bright-colored flowers, as a primrose, Primula farinosa, or a speedwell, Veronica chamaedrys.
a woven, allover pattern on fabrics, characterized chiefly by small diamond shapes resembling the eyes of a bird.
a fabric having this pattern, especially a cotton used for diapers or a linen used for toweling.
seen or photographed from high above
summarizing the main points of a topic; summary (esp in the phrase bird’s-eye view)
having markings resembling birds’ eyes
bird’s-eye primrose, a Eurasian primrose, Primula farinosa, having clusters of purplish flowers with yellow centres
bird’s-eye speedwell, the usual US name for germander speedwell
any of several other plants having flowers of two contrasting colours
a pattern in linen and cotton fabrics, made up of small diamond shapes with a dot in the centre of each
a linen or cotton fabric with such a pattern
a cut of sugar maple wood used especially for veneers, having a wavy grain with many dark, circular markings.
a hardy primrose, Primula farinosa, of alpine regions of Europe and Asia, having small, lilac-colored flowers with yellow throat and eye.
an aircraft carrier.