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eye

eye

pronunciation:
aI
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part of speech: noun
definition: either of two organs in the body used to see.
My eyes are tired after working at the computer all day.
 
Homophone Note
The words eye, aye, and I sound alike but have different meanings.
Word Builder: parts of the eye
  • eyeball:
    the entire eye, including the part that is inside your head.
  • eyebrow:
    a row of hair on the face above the eye.
  • eyelash:
    the small hairs that grow on the eyelid or below the eye.
  • eyelid:
    the small piece of skin that you move to close your eye.
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  face, light, organ, sense