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Princeton's WordNet

  1. naked eye(noun)

    the eye unaided by any optical instrument that alters the power of vision or alters the apparent size or distance of objects

    "it is not safe to look directly at the sun with the naked eye"

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  1. naked eye(Noun)

    Eyesight, unaided by equipment such as a telescope or microscope.

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  1. Naked eye

    The naked eye is a figure of speech referring to human visual perception unaided by a magnifying or light-collecting optical device, such as a telescope or microscope. Vision corrected to normal acuity using corrective lenses is considered "naked". The term is often used in astronomy when referring to events that can be viewed without equipment, such as an astronomical conjunction, the passage of a comet, or a meteor shower. Sky lore and various tests demonstrate an impressive wealth of phenomena that can be seen with the unaided eye.

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