one of the short, thick, curved hairs growing as a fringe on the edge of an eyelid.
the fringe of hairs itself.
any one of the short curved hairs that grow from the edge of the eyelids
a row or fringe of these hairs
1752, from eye (n.) + lash (n.). Related: Eyelashes.
eyelash eye·lash (ī’lāsh’)
- Eyelash sign
eyelash sign n. An indication of unconsciousness due to functional disease, such as conversion hysteria, rather than cranial trauma or a brain lesion, in which the stroking of the eyelashes will elicit movement of the eyelids.
noun, Optics. 1. the lens of an eyepiece closest to the eye.
[ahy-lit] /ˈaɪ lɪt/ noun 1. a small hole, usually round and finished along the edge, as in cloth or leather for the passage of a lace or cord or as in embroidery for ornamental effect. 2. a lightweight fabric pierced by small holes finished with stitching and often laid out in flowerlike designs. 3. a […]
[ahy-li-teer] /ˌaɪ lɪˈtɪər/ noun 1. a small, pointed instrument for making holes. /ˌaɪlɪˈtɪə/ noun 1. a small bodkin or other pointed tool for making eyelet holes