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eyelid

1. either of the two muscular folds of skin that can be moved to cover the exposed portion of the eyeball
2. Aeronautics a set of movable parts at the rear of a jet engine that redirect the exhaust flow to assist braking during landing
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eyelid

[′ī‚lid]
(anatomy)
A movable, protective section of skin that covers and uncovers the eyeball of many terrestrial animals.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Management of eye-lid closure in these patients must therefore focus on restoration of the effects of the blink reflex/response, preventing exposure and dryness of the cornea.
Sheridan was caught in the face by a stray stud from Lee Mears' boot as a scrum collapsed and he left the field after 65 minutes requiring stitches inside and outside of his eye-lid.
"They could out-drink many of us without batting an eye-lid," he enthused.
Those brave fashion frontiers people will already know, the red eye-shadow, looks great if you want that hayfever/streaming cold effect and perhaps here on the eye-lid is where grey is at its spiritual home.
"There I was sitting in a pub, completely soaking and in my wetsuit, but no-one batted an eye-lid."
After eight or nine years of New Labour, no-one will bat an eye-lid if these traditionally True Blue seats return to type while their retention for Labour would be seen as a minor miracle.
ATHE eye-lid contains several oil glands and hair follicles which can become blocked to produce tiny cysts.
Easterby has not had much luck playing Wasps, having split his eye-lid and scraped his eye-ball during the Scarlets' Heineken Cup defeat at the Causeway Stadium earlier this season.
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But nobody seemed to bat an eye-lid at the time, or more obviously, do anything about it.
The Titanic could sail through his front room and Rizzo wouldn't blink an eye-lid. And if Esther Rantzen smiled at him amid the mayhem he wouldn't notice her teeth.
The pact was obvious at the time and no one batted an eye-lid - until now.