eye operation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n eye operation any surgical procedure involving the eyes
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Usage

In literature:

This Miss Briggs undid cautiously, Grace's eyes keenly observing the operation.
"Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders Among the Kentucky Mountaineers" by Jessie Graham Flower
One little fellow with a big gash over his eye cried out for his mother as he was being taken to the operating room.
"The True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado" by Logan Marshall
The operator lingered while Morgan ran his eye over the few words.
"Trail's End" by George W. Ogden
Rubbing his eyes, Tur-il-i-ra perceived that it was nearly day, and concluded to commence operations.
"Ting-a-ling" by Frank Richard Stockton
He describes lithotomy, and operations upon the eye, as practised at Alexandria, both probably introduced there from India.
"Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine" by James Sands Elliott
The eyes of the public have been directed to the successful operations at Beaumont Hamel and Beaucourt.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
The operation of putting out the eyes was very generally fatal, so that he considered his life at stake.
"William the Conqueror" by Jacob Abbott
Evidently puzzled at the silence in the operating-room, the man placed his eye to the knot-hole in the partition, and peered through.
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
There had been no co-operation between lips and eyes.
"Children of the Desert" by Louis Dodge
She couldn't bring herself to have the eyes operated on, or even to have electricity applied.
"The Faith Doctor" by Edward Eggleston
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In poetry:

"Fow Wot?" says the lad, mouth and eyes open full;
"Because, after eating, he's apt to be dull.
To this operation an hostler is willing,
Because his demand, as a fee, is a shilling."
"The Art Of Speaking" by William Hutton
WHENE'ER with pitying eye I view
Each operative sot in town.
I smile to think how wondrous few
Get drunk who study at the U-
—niversity we've Got in town,
—niversity we've Got in town.
"Stinkomalee Triumphans" by Richard Harris Barham

In news:

A 60-year-old Army veteran won a $925,000 settlement with the Department of Veterans Affairs after he was blinded in one eye during a routine outpatient cataract operation, his attorney said Monday.
A Great Neck eye surgeon succeeded in the first part of a pioneering operation in which artificial irises are implanted in a 16-year-old boy.
MBTA operator eyed after crash.
Just over a year after he sold Italian mobile operator Wind Telecom, Mr Sawiris is eyeing his next target: an unspecified but potentially large stake in Telecom Italia .
Freeport McMoRan's Kathleen Quirk keeps her eye on cost savings while boosting operations.
Labs' Eye View: The new operating system may not be impressive as originally planned, but it doesn't have to be.
Description One of the advantages of operating a smaller feedyard like his, Van Waardhuizen says, is his ability to keep a close eye on his cattle.
William Brandon Wilde, 37, was arrested and charged with driving under restraint, motorcycle operator failing to use eye protection and operating an off-highway vehicle on the roadway where prohibited .
Multiquip's new MP3 Masonry Saw lets operators keep a close eye on cutting while the saw is in action.
But Dr David E Braverman mistakenly operated on her right eye.
Convenience store operators are enjoying the growing popularity of smokeless tobacco products, but they are also being forced to keep a wary eye on federal and local regulations.
Scott's Liquid Gold quality control operator, Rene Lazcano keeps his eyes in the line during a production run at the factory in Denver in this file photo.
With an eye on advertiser access, Gary, Indiana's Post-Tribune plans to move the bulk of its operation 10 miles outside the city limits.
"With us being the first bridge in the country switching to all-electronic tolling, all eyes are on us and it's really important that system functionality is operating perfectly," she said.
A few thousand wary eyes are peeled for what's in the set of changes to the operating rules of the N.C. House now under consideration.
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In science:

This reduces the strain on eyes and also improves views of the operating field.
Stereography using a single lens
The accelerated algorithm, AccelAsc, developed here operates on a slightly different principle: we compute the lexicographically least composition of A(ak−1 + ak , ak−1 + 1), as before, but we now keep a watchful eye to see if the resulting composition is nonterminal.
Generating All Partitions: A Comparison Of Two Encodings
Moreover, the calibration step can be made to operate automatically upon installation of the tool so that the user will no longer entail manual adjustments to deal with different illumination of the surroundings to produce a more user friendly eye tracking system.
Eye-GUIDE (Eye-Gaze User Interface Design) Messaging for Physically-Impaired People
The detector has two wide aperture eyes and when operating in the stereo mode it is expected to measure the energy of cosmic rays between 0.1 and 200 EeV with a 20% resolution, with improved sensitivity to the position of shower maximum and to the determination of the arrival directions.
Summary: ZeV Air Showers. Where do we Stand?
The High Resolution Fly’s Eye (HiRes) experiment in Utah has operated in stereo mode since 1999.
Search for Point Sources of Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays Above 40 EeV Using a Maximum Likelihood Ratio Test
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