eye·​shade | \ ˈī-ˌshād How to pronounce eyeshade (audio) \

Definition of eyeshade

: a visor that shields the eyes from strong light and is fastened on with a headband

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Its nine-month bootcamp requires students to wear eyeshades that block all vision, so there is no choice but to navigate by alternative means. Peg Rosen, Good Housekeeping, "Blindness Can't Stop Me from Living the Life I Want to Live," 14 Sep. 2018 But Chiang, 55, wears the green eyeshade with pride. John Wildermuth, San Francisco Chronicle, "3 California Democrats in a scramble for second in governor’s race," 20 May 2018 Qualcomm, a company founded and run by engineers, could probably use a thorough going over by Hock and his green eyeshade crew. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, "Why Broadcom Buying Qualcomm Isn't as Crazy as it Seems," 3 Nov. 2017 The green-eyeshade process must not be permitted to block an American prosperity renaissance. Larry Kudlow, National Review, "Trump Turnaround Puts New Tax-Cut Writing on the Wall," 15 Sep. 2017 During treatment, patients typically don headphones for music and eyeshades and then lie down. NBC News, "Will Psychedelic Therapy Transform Mental Health Care?," 28 Sep. 2017 The package includes the tool the majority needs to approve a tax overhaul without any Democratic votes, a fact that’s cranking up the urgency behind the green-eyeshade exercise. Tory Newmyer, Washington Post, "The Finance 202: Big budget problems stand in way of tax overhaul," 20 July 2017 The copy editor for that story was the immortal Willys Peck, a man famous for his wit, his pipe, and his green eyeshade. Scott Herhold, The Mercury News, "Herhold: VTA’s strange new motto," 11 Jan. 2017 City officials have cited annual stadium maintenance costs of of up to $13 million as a reason to shutter the Q. Roush wants to put on her green eyeshade and drill into those numbers. Logan Jenkins, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Roush looks ahead to year of leading dangerously," 8 June 2017

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1749, in the meaning defined above

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