cat's eye


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

cat's eye

[′kats ‚ī]
(lapidary)
Any of several gems cut in convex form, principally from crysoberyl, exhibiting opalescent reflections. Also known as cymophane.

cat’s eye

cat’s eye
A pin knot smaller than ¼ in. (0.6 cm) in diameter.
References in periodicals archive ?
These can be seen up to 1,000 yards ahead which is 10 times further than cat's eyes.
Students will probably conclude that a bicycle reflector is most similar to a cat's eye because it seems to both "hold" or absorb light and reflect the light back in many directions due to the many tilted mirrors inside.
Ever since its launch in 2004, the Cat's Eye has exercised its potent charm on women around the world.
Turning the pages another way, I couldn't help but see support for, and validation of, Rogers's reassessment of science in Cat's Eye in two powerful stories collected in Atwood's Moral Disorder (2007): "The Labrador Fiasco;' a story written in 1995 (1) at about the same time as Rogers was beginning to see a disconnect between critical assessments of science in Cat's Eye and the reactions expressed by her students, and "The Boys at the Lab.
As seen on the catwalks of Christian Dior and Giles Deacon who accessorised their models with the sexy sunglasses, cat's eyes are super cool and ultra sexy.
The prototype should provide a good guide to what we can expect from the Spanish firm's future models, such as a large radiator grille bearing the brand badge, highlighted by cat's eye headlamps.
These shimmering gas bubbles, which come in a rainbow of colors, take on intriguing shapes including teardrops, shells, a cat's eye, doughnuts, and hourglasses.
Right now, that pair of lenses with the fire, cat's eye or moon and star design - among the 10 styles offered by Wesley Jessen Wild Eyes - will cost you $154 at Dr.
Broadcast content will be received by VBox Cat's Eye PC-TV receiver, empowering viewers to view, store, and replay content on their PC's
A HI-TECH replacement for cat's eye reflectors is to be road tested in the New Year.
MARMADUKE the frog's loopy love-life could be the death of him - he's fallen for a CAT'S EYE in the middle of a busy road.
LAS VEGAS -- VBox Communications, a private company partially held by Optibase (Nasdaq:OBAS), a leading provider of digital broadcast receivers, today announced its latest generation of Digital TV ATSC/NTSC devices - the Cat's Eye e154.