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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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When contacted, Director Roads North of Capital Development Authority (CDA) Manzoor Shah said these cat's eyes were designed by their traffic engineering department to ensure the commuters slow down their vehicles at all cost to avoid any untoward incident.
These can be seen up to 1,000 yards ahead which is 10 times further than cat's eyes.
Unfortunately in Pakistan the departments concerned still consider cat's eyes essential to mark lanes and slow down the vehicles speed while using them as speed breakers,whereas for the purpose, proper education was required, besides making people strict adherence to the relevant rules.
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.
"If it's successful and loads of people log on, we may well make it a permanent feature and people can get a cat's eye view of life on the island."
The device uses solar power but is said to be five times more expensive than cat's eyes. It will be tested on roads in South Yorkshire.
ISLAMABAD -- The citizens of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad on Wednesday passionately called for early removal of obsolete and broken cat's eyes from the Federal Capital's roads as they were serious threat to the public safety, giving city an uncivilized look.
The Cat's Eye Nebula contains an assortment of glowing lobes, rings, and caps.
Following the directives of Deputy Commissioner Islam Zaib, Additional Assistant Commissioner Salahud Din along with Road Inspector of Communication and Works department Riaz Khan and local police visited Warsak road and removed all cat's eye on public complaints.
The four new designs for women include 'Holmes,' an oversized cat's eye frame (pictured in 'Jade Green') and for those who prefer a small cat's eye, is 'Parry' (pictured below in 'Indigo Smoke').
Originally motorists were delighted with the cat's eye studs, which illuminated the A636 Wakefield Road in the Clayton a West area.
But if the cat's eye cameras catch you speeding, they can send your car's number to an electronic road sign that will flash it up for everyone to see.