Definitions for eyelashˈaɪˌlæʃ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of the short hairs growing as a fringe on the edge of an eyelid.
Usu., eyelashes. the fringe formed by these hairs.
Origin of eyelash:
eyelash, lash, cilium(noun)
any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
One of the hairs which grow along the edge of eyelids.
the fringe of hair that edges the eyelid; -- usually in the pl
a hair of the fringe on the edge of the eyelid
An eyelash or simply lash is one of the hairs that grow at the edge of the eyelid. Eyelashes protect the eye from debris and perform some of the same function as whiskers do on a cat or a mouse in the sense that they are sensitive to being touched, thus providing a warning that an object is near the eye. The Greek word for eyelash is "blepharis". This word is often used as a root in biological terms
Translations for eyelash
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
one of the (rows of) hairs that grow on the edge of the eyelids
She looked at him through her eyelashes.
- هُدب، رُمْشArabic
- pestanaPortuguese (BR)
- oční řasaCzech
- die WimperGerman
- bulu mataIndonesian
- 속눈썹 하나Korean
- bulu mataMalay
- očná riasaSlovak
- 睫毛Chinese (Trad.)
- پلک، مژگانUrdu
- lông miVietnamese
- 睫毛Chinese (Simp.)
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