[ahy-wosh, ahy-wawsh] /ˈaɪˌwɒʃ, ˈaɪˌwɔʃ/
Also called collyrium. Pharmacology. a solution applied locally to the for irrigation or administering medication.
Informal. nonsense; bunk.
a mild solution for applying to the eyes for relief of irritation, etc
(informal) nonsense; rubbish
“a wash or lotion for the eyes,” 1866, from eye (n.) + wash (n.). Colloquial use for “blarney, humbug” (1884), chiefly British, is perhaps from the notion of “something intended to obscure or conceal facts or true motives.” But this, and expression my eye also may be the verbal equivalent of the wink that indicates one doesn’t believe what has been said (cf. French mon oeil in same sense, accompanied by a knowing pointing of a finger to the eye).
eyewash eye·wash (ī’wŏsh’)
A soothing solution for bathing or medicating the eye.
[ahy-tooth] /ˈaɪˌtuθ/ noun, plural eyeteeth [ahy-teeth] /ˈaɪˌtiθ/ (Show IPA) 1. Dentistry. a of the upper jaw: so named from its position under the . Idioms 2. cut one’s eyeteeth, 3. give one’s eyeteeth, to give something one considers very precious, usually in exchange for an object or situation one desires: She would give her eyeteeth […]
noun 1. . [ahy-lift] /ˈaɪˌlɪft/ noun 1. cosmetic blepharoplasty. eyelift eye·lift (ī’lĭft’) n. Cosmetic plastic surgery of the tissue surrounding the eye to reduce or eliminate folds, wrinkles, and sags.
[fab-yuh-luh s] /ˈfæb yə ləs/ adjective 1. almost impossible to believe; incredible. 2. Informal. exceptionally good or unusual; marvelous; superb: a fabulous bargain; a fabulous new house. 3. told about in ; purely imaginary: the fabulous exploits of Hercules. 4. known about only through myths or legends. /ˈfæbjʊləs/ adjective 1. almost unbelievable; astounding; legendary: fabulous […]
1. . 2. . 3. . 4. . Functional Array Calculator. An APL-like language, but purely functional and lazy. It allows infinite arrays. [“FAC: A Functional APL Language”, H.-C. Tu and A.J. Perlis, IEEE Trans Soft Eng 3(1):36-45 (Jan 1986)]. freestanding ambulatory care 1. facility 2. facilities 3. facsimile 4. faculty