White-eye

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n White-eye (Zoöl) Any one of several species of small Old World singing of the genus Zosterops, as Zosterops palpebrosus of India, and Zosterops cœrulescens of Australia. The eyes are encircled by a ring of white feathers, whence the name. Called also bush creeper, and white-eyed tit.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n white-eye Same as wall-eyed pike (which. see, under pike).
    • n white-eye In Great Britain, the white-eyed duck, Nyroca ferruginea or N. leucophthalma. See cut under Nyroca.
    • n white-eye In the United States, the white-eyed vireo or greenlet, Vireo noveboracensis. See cut under Vireo.
    • n white-eye Any bird of the genus Zosterops; a silver-eye: as, the Indian white-eye, Z. palpebrosus. See cut under Zosterops.
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Usage

In literature:

His face was chalk white, his eyes fixed on the Indians.
"The Emigrant Trail" by Geraldine Bonner
She had magnificent dark eyes and white hair.
"Mary Gray" by Katharine Tynan
She hated her face with its dead-white mask and blue-lidded eyes.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
Her dark eyes had such big pupils that one hardly saw the whites at all.
"Marie Claire" by Marguerite Audoux
Her face was white as the lace on her bosom, and her eyes grew dark and big, with black shadows sweeping her cheeks.
"The Black Cross" by Olive M. Briggs
With white lips and burning eyes he hurled anathemas at the murderer.
"Prisoners of Hope" by Mary Johnston
I could see de whites of his eyes, an' he had a big dirty towel tied round his head.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
The great white eye jerked open, the crossed blue one twisting to bring Ezra Longman within its vision.
"Tess of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
A hot, white eye flashed by, and a blurred streak of cars.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
Promptly on the hour, a big bull's-eye of light flashed on, making a shimmering white target in the middle of the screen.
"From Place to Place" by Irvin S. Cobb
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In poetry:

Prince should your royal eyes espy
A white hair—this is entre nous—
Remember you are very nigh
Churchwardens and a friend or two.
"A Ballade Of "ChurchWardens"" by Alexander Anderson
Dark eyes, wonderful, strange and dear they shone
A moment’s space;
And wandering under the white stars I had gone
In a strange place.
"The Half Door" by Seumas O Sullivan
"Come hither, come hither,
In the million-eyed night,
Ere the moon-flowers wither
And the harvester white,
Morning reaps them with light.
"Fairies" by Madison Julius Cawein
Not until the pale white rose
Wove the wreath that crowned thee mine
Woke the truth within my heart:
"Love," I cried, " hath eyes like thine."
"A Song Of Love's Eyes" by Ethel Clifford
And in the rain the night was lit
With my love's eyes burning for me;
Her white face in the dark was sweet,
Her hands like moonflowers quiveringly
"Lambourn Town" by John Freeman
That meadow nearer to us where your feet
Shall flicker near me like white butterflies—
That meadow where immortal lovers meet,
Gazing for ever in immortal eyes.
""Face In The Tomb That Lies So Still"" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

Lead vocalist Alissa White-Gluz is not only beautiful for the eyes but she is a beast behind the mic as well.
Well, since I can't wear contacts for 2 weeks before I get LASIK at Whiting LASIK and Eye Care, I've decided to try Eyelash Tinting to help my eyes pop a little more through my glasses.
Since word leaked about "Koi No Yokan," the Deftones' first release since the excellent 2010 record "Diamond Eyes," the word is it rates up there with the band's pinnacle, 2000's "White Pony".
Gone is the plain white space that used to meet the eye, replaced by original works by local artists.
Monica Lewinsky had her eyes on another man in the White House before she serviced President Clinton.
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney met for lunch at the White House on Thursday, sitting down with an eye on overlapping interests rather than the sharp differences that defined their presidential contest.
He's a white lab with dark eyes and the cutest nose ever.
As Fountain-Fort Carson coach Mitch Johnson faced the white board, his eyes were sparkling.
York eyes White Rose Community TV's funding.
York eyes White Rose Community TV's funding .
Olympic snowboarder Shaun White is seen with what appears to be a bruise under his left eye following his arrest on Sunday, Sept 16, 2012.
President Barack Obama wipes his eye as he speaks about the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Friday at the White House.
White chest and yellow eyes.
As White House tackles obesity, lawmakers eye soda as culprit.
1 skein each 1 White and 12 Black for eyes.
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In science:

This means that if an upgraded pro jector becomes available (e.g. with increased pixel numbers, or a larger dynamic range from black to white), a new lens must also be purchased assuming that a fish-eye designed for that pro jector exists.
Future Directions in Astronomy Visualisation
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