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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

Full Definition of eyelid

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

Examples of eyelid

  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

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




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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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