keep one's eyes glued to

Definition of keep one's eyes glued to

informal

  1. :  to watch (something) very closely for a long time They kept their eyes glued to the television, waiting for more news about the accident.

Word by Word Definitions

keepplay
  1. :  to retain in one's possession or power

    :  to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing

    :  to have in control

  1. :  the means or provisions by which one is kept

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

    :  fortress, castle

eyeplay eyes
  1. :  a specialized light-sensitive sensory structure of animals that in nearly all vertebrates, most arthropods, and some mollusks is the image-forming organ of sight

    :  the nearly spherical usually paired hollow organ of sight in vertebrates that is filled with a jellylike material, is lined with a photosensitive retina, and is lodged in a bony orbit in the skull

    :  all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows

  1. :  to fix the eyes on :  look at

    :  contemplate, consider

    :  to watch or study closely

glueplay glued
  1. :  any of various strong adhesive substances

    :  a hard protein chiefly gelatinous substance that absorbs water to form a viscous solution with strong adhesive properties and that is obtained by cooking down collagenous materials (such as hides or bones)

    :  a solution of glue used for sticking things together

  1. :  to cause to stick tightly with or as if with glue


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