Eyelid



[ahy-lid] /ˈaɪˌlɪd/

noun
1.
the movable of skin that serves to cover and uncover the eyeball.
/ˈaɪˌlɪd/
noun
1.
either of the two muscular folds of skin that can be moved to cover the exposed portion of the eyeball related adjective 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
n.

mid-13c., from eye (n.) + lid (n.).

eyelid eye·lid or eye-lid (ī’lĭd’)
n.
Either of two folds of skin and muscle that can be closed over the exposed portion of the eyeball. Also called palpebra.

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