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eyecup


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eyecup  \Eye"cup`\,  n. 
  A  small  oval  porcelain  or  glass  cup,  having  a  rim  curved  to 
  fit  the  orbit  of  the  eye.  it  is  used  in  the  application  of 
  liquid  remedies  to  eyes;  --  called  also  {eyeglass}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eyecup 
  n  1:  a  small  vessel  with  a  rim  curved  to  fit  the  orbit  of  the 
  eye;  use  to  apply  medicated  or  cleansing  solution  to  the 
  eyeball;  "an  eyecup  is  called  an  eyebath  in  Britain" 
  [syn:  {eyebath},  {eye  cup}] 
  2:  (embryology)  a  two-walled  cuplike  depression  that  develops 
  into  the  pigmented  and  sensory  layers  of  the  retina  [syn: 
  {optic  cup}] 




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