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eyelid

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noun eye·lid \ˈī-ˌlid\

Simple Definition of eyelid

  • : either one of the two movable pieces of skin that cover your eye when it is closed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of eyelid

  1. :  either of the movable folds of skin and muscle that can be closed over the eyeball

Examples of eyelid in a sentence

  1. the upper eyelid of the left eye



13th Century

First Known Use of eyelid

13th century



EYELID Defined for Kids

eyelid

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noun eye·lid \ˈī-ˌlid\

Definition of eyelid for Students

  1. :  the thin movable fold of skin and muscle that can be closed over the eyeball




Medical Dictionary

eyelid

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noun eye·lid \ˈī-ˌlid\

Medical Definition of eyelid

  1. :  either of the movable lids of skin and muscle that can be closed over the eyeball—called also palpebra





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