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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 deputy commissioner office said that several complaints were registered with common man about mis-use of cat's eye as speed breaker, due to which the DC issued order of immediate removal of all cat's eye across the city.
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.
Scrutinizing the Cat's Eye with a 30-inch Dob at 500x, Knisely has spotted "dim spiral-like arcs around the center in the interior of the main oval.
But a cat's eyes don't actually glow," says Fred Scott, DVM, interim Director at Cornell's Feline Health Center.
On this model of the Cat's Eye watch, the moon waxes and wanes at the top of a black mother-of-pearl dial.
Without saying a word, I slipped Wally's cat's eye into his shirt pocket.
What are those white things that go over my cat's eyes when he sleeps?
On the acknowledgments page of Cat's Eye, Atwood writes:
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').
Brian replies: The dark brown discharge that is coming from your cat's eye, and causing him to close it, sounds like a sign of chronic mild conjunctivitis.