Definition of strain one's eyes
- I strained my eyes in the darkness.
: lineage, ancestry
: a group of presumed common ancestry with clear-cut physiological but usually not morphological distinctions
: kind, sort
: to draw tight : cause to fit firmly
: to stretch to maximum extension and tautness
: to exert (oneself, one's senses, etc.) to the utmost
: 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
: all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows
: the faculty of seeing with eyes
: to fix the eyes on : look at
: contemplate, consider
: to watch or study closely
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