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cat's eye

[′kats ‚ī]
(lapidary)
Any of several gems cut in convex form, principally from crysoberyl, exhibiting opalescent reflections. Also known as cymophane.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cat’s eye

cat’s eye
A pin knot smaller than ¼ in. (0.6 cm) in diameter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Ministry of Transport, for some reason, said they were illegal but the authorities capitulated in 1938 and Percy was asked to produce enough cats eyes to line 1,000 miles of road every month.
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That's what happened yesterday on the main Bangor to Belfast road when hundreds of cats eyes were scattered over the busy dual carriageway.
Also introduce "cats eyes" like they do on motorways, with different lights at junctions!
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