electric eye

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Before extra lighting was installed outside the house, as well as a few electric eyes. Patti Davis, Town & Country, "Ronald and Nancy Reagan's Daughter Remembers the Family Ranch," 1 Nov. 2012

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First Known Use of electric eye

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Electric eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electric%20eye. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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