cross-eye
cross-eye cross-eye adj. convergent strabismus; a disorder in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose rather than directly at the object of vision; crossed eyes. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cross-eye — also crosseye, 1770 (implied in cross eyed), from CROSS (Cf. cross) (adj.) + EYE (Cf. eye) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cross-eye — ( ? ), n. See {Strabismus}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cross-eye — cross′ eye n. oph strabismus, esp. the form in which one or both eyes turn inward • Etymology: 1825–30 cross′ eyed , adj …   From formal English to slang

  • cross-eye — [krôs′ī΄] n. an abnormal condition in which the eyes are turned toward each other; convergent strabismus; esotropia cross eyed [krôs′īd΄] adj …   English World dictionary

  • cross-eye — Alternative spelling for crossed eyes, under eye. * * * cross eye krȯ .sī n 1) strabismus in which the eye turns inward toward the nose called also esotropia compare WALLEYE (2a) 2) cross eyes sīz pl …   Medical dictionary

  • cross-eye — noun Date: 1826 1. strabismus in which the eye turns inward toward the nose 2. plural eyes affected with cross eye • cross eyed adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cross-eye — * Stereoscopic a technique where a cross eyed viewing is used to obtain a 3 D effect with some effort but without any equipment such as a stereoscope.* Strabismus also known as heterotropia , squint , crossed eye , cockeyed , wandering eye , or… …   Wikipedia

  • cross eye — Synonyms and related words: amaurosis, blepharitis, cast, cataract, choroiditis, conjunctivitis, convergent strabismus, cross eyedness, defective vision, detached retina, esotropia, exotropia, eye defect, glaucoma, gutta serena, heterotropia,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cross-eye — noun strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose • Syn: ↑crossed eye, ↑convergent strabismus, ↑esotropia • Hypernyms: ↑strabismus, ↑squint …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross-eye — /kraws uy , kros uy /, n. See crossed eyes. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

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