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eyeball


eye·ball  (bôl)
n.
1. The globe-shaped portion of the eye surrounded by the socket and covered externally by the eyelids.
2. The eye itself.
tr.v. eye·balled, eye·ball·ing, eye·balls Informal
1. To look over carefully; scrutinize.
2. To measure or estimate roughly by sight: eyeballed the area of the wall that needed paint.


eyeball  /abl/  n. the entire ball-shaped eye: The eyeball is a delicate organ.
v.slang [T] to look at closely, examine: What you are telling me about the place is interesting, but I want to go there and eyeball it for myself. eyeball

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