Eyeball meaning

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An overhead light fixture that is mounted on a swivel in a recessed socket so the light can be directed in any direction.
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The globe-shaped portion of the eye surrounded by the socket and covered externally by the eyelids.
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To look over carefully; scrutinize.
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To measure or estimate roughly by sight.

Eyeballed the area of the wall that needed paint.

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The ball-shaped part of the eye, enclosed by the socket and eyelids.
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A viewer of a TV program, website, etc.
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(informal) To observe, examine, measure, etc. (something) visually.
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The globe-shaped portion of a vertebrate's eye surrounded by the socket and covered externally by the eyelids.
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The eye itself.
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The ball of the eye.
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To gauge, estimate or judge by eye; to look or glance at.

A good cook can often just eyeball the correct quantities of ingredients.

Each geometric construction must be exact; eyeballing it and getting close does not count.

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The eye itself.
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eyeball to eyeball
  • in direct personal contact; person to person
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
eyeball
Plural:
eyeballs

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of eyeball

  • From eye +‎ ball.

    From Wiktionary