cross-eyed

Definitions

  • THE DR. AND HIS CROSS-EYED GIRL
    THE DR. AND HIS CROSS-EYED GIRL
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj cross-eyed having convergent strabismus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Cross-eyed Affected with strabismus; squint-eyed; squinting.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cross-eyed Affected with obliquity of vision; squint-eyed.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Cross-eyed having a squint
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Usage

In literature:

With his hand upon the latch his eyes fell on something crossing the corridor, like a shadow dissolving from gloom to gloom.
"Romance Island" by Zona Gale
Nay, do you not see with your eyes daily, that perseverance is a very great part of the cross?
"The Heavenly Footman" by John Bunyan
They said he was criss-cross all through, same as his eyes.
"Camp and Trail" by Isabel Hornibrook
To the eye of a person conversant with these principles, nothing can be more interesting than the crossing of water ripples.
"Six Lectures on Light" by John Tyndall
Again that look of amazement crossed her face; her eyes became almost blank.
"Gordon Keith" by Thomas Nelson Page
Or is he b-black and ugly and sort of cross-eyed?
"Sandy" by Alice Hegan Rice
Mary sat still beside the writing-table, her hands crossed on her lap, her eyes absently bent upon them.
"The Marriage of William Ashe" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
His hair was fragrant with the perfume of the incense, and in his eyes shone all the joy of the Cross.
"Abbe Mouret's Transgression La Faute De L'abbe Mouret" by Emile Zola
The tears started in my eyes to look at it, and I crossed myself in reverence.
"Helmet of Navarre" by Bertha Runkle
Anne Lennox turned her keen brown eyes backward to look at Katrine as she crossed the bridge.
"Katrine" by Elinor Macartney Lane
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In poetry:

But I see a vision of summer skies
Growing out of the embers red,
Under the lids of my half-shut eyes,
With my arms crossed idly under my head.
"Pictures in the Fire" by Kate Seymour Maclean
Yes, I would count them all but loss,
To gain the notice of Thine eye:
Flesh shrinks and trembles at the cross,
But Thou canst give the victory.
"How shall I follow Him I serve?" by Josiah Conder
I will bow my head, for I may not look
On that brow with its bloody dew,
Nor into those eyes of awful pain,
With the dread cross shining through.
"Gethesmane" by Alexander Anderson
So his vast image shadows all the lands,
So holds forever Man's adoring eye,
And o'er the Union which he left it stands
Our Cross against the sky!
"Arms And The Man - Pater Patrae" by James Barron Hope
In his dark eyes gleamed no anger,
No hot flush o'erspread his features.
'Neath his beard his pale lips quivered,
And a shadow crossed his forehead.
"Don Pedrillo" by Emma Lazarus
This dead star’s icon ‘cross the sky
Doth slowly venture for a spot:
‘twas there when didn’t meet the eye,
We see it now, and there ‘tis not.
"Up To The Star (version three)" by Mihai Eminescu

In news:

Cumberland's Crawley eyes superb finish to cross country season.
When 2-year-old Dexter Horner Began Getting Cross-eyed In April, His Mother Took Him To The Eye Doctor For Glasses And Subsequently Surgery.
But the fact that he has crossed eyes, well…that just instantly hooked us.
Heidi the Cross-Eyed Opossum Closes Eyes Forever.
A cross-eyed opossum called Heidi is seen in the zoo in Leipzig, Germany, on Dec 15.
How Germany has fallen for a cross-eyed opossum.
The Glen Este cross country team is focussing on working hard and setting personal records as they eye the District meet.
Here's the deal: If Nintendo's standard-issue DSi doesn't make you cross-eyed scanning tiny fonts or pixel-headed critters, there's no reason to bother with the company's just-released DSi XL.
Cross-legged, hands up, eyes closed, and energy flowing freely -- these are the 16 attendees of a meditation class held in Tehran's impoverished Imamzadeh Hassan neighborhood.
I know I'll never think of Jim Morrison quite the same after seeing him cross-eyed with a big pair of googly eyes.
Having already committed my Oscar predictions to print (they will appear in next Thursday's "Phoenix"), I feel a sickening surge of anxiety reading this article about Heidi, the cross-eyed opossum, in the Leipzig Zoo.
You can go cross-eyed reading the fine print specs of the modern rifle barrel — advanced materials and coatings, rifling profiles and twist rates.
Crossed eyed and blue eyes.
Opossum with crossed eyes warmed hearts worldwide.
Eyeing Obama, Red Cross and summer vacation.
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In science:

We also review some important features of pp forward dispersion relations and crossing symmetry, which yield to two sum rules, keeping an eye on the large – NC expansion.
Large-Nc Properties of the rho and f0(600) Mesons from Unitary Resonance Chiral Dynamics
Note also that these results (Figure 1) corroborate another conclusion in FMS, relating the TOTEM point with the highest cosmic-ray estimates for the pp total cross section (Fly’s Eye Collaboration and Pierre Auger Collaboration ).
Reply to "Commentary on "Total Hadronic Cross Section Data and the Froissart-Martin Bound", by Fagundes, Menon and Silva"
The transitions between the two entries on the same row may be visualized by means of a cross-eyed stereo-opsis.
Structures and Diagrammatics of Four Dimensional Topological Lattice Field Theories
At Ramanujan’s funeral on April 26, 1920, most of his orthodox Brahmin relatives stayed away, since Ramanujan was tainted in their eyes, having crossed the waters on his sea voyage to England in April 1914.
And free lunch for all...
Experimental positron cross sections derived from the total response function given by Gu`eye et al., compared to the theoretical values shown in Fig. 9 obtained from the single particle model.
Coulomb corrections for quasielastic (e,e') scattering: eikonal approximation
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