Definitions for eyelashˈaɪˌlæʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. any of the short hairs growing as a fringe on the edge of an eyelid.

    Category: Anatomy

  2. Usu., eyelashes. the fringe formed by these hairs.

    Category: Anatomy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eyelash, lash, cilium(noun)

    any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids


  1. eyelash(Noun)

    One of the hairs which grow along the edge of eyelids.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eyelash(noun)

    the fringe of hair that edges the eyelid; -- usually in the pl

  2. Eyelash(noun)

    a hair of the fringe on the edge of the eyelid


  1. Eyelash

    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

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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.

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