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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 'intelligent catseye' picks up the light from oncoming vehicles which then triggers a timed light output to show red.
FROM Catseyes to crossword puzzles, Tarmac to telephones, pencils to penicillin, we know we're an inventive lot.
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The stamps depict photographs and computer-generated interpretations of the Colossus computer, World Wide Web, Catseyes, Fibre Optics, Stainless Steel, Carbon Fibre, DNA Sequencing and the i-limb.
ACROSS 1 Messenger; 6 Dado; 7 Russia; 9 Catseyes; 11 Croupier; 13 Ulrika; 14 Wild; 15 Tangerine.
The second sprint handicap is bestleftto CATSEYES (6.40).
Seeing the enemy in pitch darkness was not easy but there was a night flying ace called Catseyes Cunningham who notched up some successes.
I totally agree with Jeremy asking why there are not catseyes on the roads here.
Then there is the red London bus that Cliff Richard drove across Europe in Summer Holiday to tempt a generation into foreign travel and, surprise, surprise, the humble Catseyes invented by Percy Shaw of Halifax.
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Solar powered Catseyes will light the way for drivers on a city street.
As a junior transport minister in the Atlee government of the late 1940s it was his battle with civil servants that eventually led to Catseyes being installed on Britain's roads.