a splice made in a rope by turning back one end and interweaving it with the main body of the rope so as to form a loop.
an eye formed in a rope by splicing the end into its standing part
[ahy-spot] /ˈaɪˌspɒt/ noun 1. a sensory organ of lower animals, having a light-perceiving function. 2. an eyelike , as on the tail of a peacock; . 3. Plant Pathology. a disease of plants, characterized by elliptical lesions on the leaves and stems, stunting of growth, and rotting, caused by any of several fungi. /ˈaɪˌspɒt/ noun […]
noun, Military. 1. (at ceremonies) the command to turn the head and eyes to the right in salute. interjection 1. (military) a command to troops to look right, esp as a salute when marching
[ahy-stawk] /ˈaɪˌstɔk/ noun, Zoology. 1. the or peduncle upon which the is borne in lobsters, shrimps, etc. /ˈaɪˌstɔːk/ noun 1. a movable stalk bearing a compound eye at its tip: occurs in crustaceans and some molluscs eyestalk (ī’stôk’) A movable stalk having a compound eye on its tip, found on crabs, lobsters, and other crustaceans.
[ahy-stohn] /ˈaɪˌstoʊn/ noun 1. a small calcareous body, flat on one side and convex on the other, passed between the and the eyelid to bring out cinders or other foreign matter.