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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.

cat’s eye

cat’s eye
A pin knot smaller than ¼ in. (0.6 cm) in diameter.
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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.
The new studs, which are a British invention, are 10 times brighter than the current cats eyes because of simply reflecting light from approaching vehicles they generate, store and emit their own illumination.
That's what happened yesterday on the main Bangor to Belfast road when hundreds of cats eyes were scattered over the busy dual carriageway.
T3 Resurfacing covers new PS10,000 solar-powered cat's eyes on Wakefield Road The thing that confuses me the most is the solar powered cats eyes themselves.
As their group Cats Eyes prepares to audition for a TV talent show, the girls are also as lumbered with stories of grief and hardship as any X Factor hopeful, so there's more drama than comedy.
CATS Eyes was the tale of three intrepid girl agents who worked as the Eyes Enquiry Agency, a front for a Home Office security team known as Covert Activities Thames Section (CATS).
Since moving to Kirklees my Mum does not now visit me from Wales, as she drives using her own Braille system (rumble on the left - too close to the kerb, cats eyes to the right - too close to the centre).
Jill Gascoine starred as a tough investigator in CATS Eyes and Anna Lee, played by Imogen Stubbs, was another glamorous gumshoe.