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eyeball

noun [C] uk   /ˈaɪ.bɔːl/ us    /-bɑːl/
the whole eye, including the part that cannot usually be seenThe eye and surrounding areaEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyes

eyeball

verb [T] uk   /ˈaɪ.bɔːl/ us    /-bɑːl/ informal
to look closely at someone: He eyeballed me across the bar.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
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