American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various semiprecious gems such as chrysoberyl, BeAl2O4, reflecting a band of light that shifts position as the gem is turned.
- n. A glass or plastic reflector designed to glow in the beam of a headlight, used on a vehicle as a safety device or set in rows along a highway as lane markers.
- n. A marble having an eyelike design, such as concentric circles or a colored center set in clear glass.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variety of quartz, very hard and semi-transparent, and from certain points exhibiting a yellowish opalescent radiation or chatoyant appearance, whence the name. Also called
snstone. The same name is also given to other gems exhibiting like chatoyant effects, more especially to chrysoberyl, which is sometimes called the true cat's-eye.
- n. A species of the plant scabious, Scabiosa stellata.
- n. In pathology, an opalescent appearance of the eye in certain cases of amaurosis.
- n. See tiger's-eye.
- n. The operculum of a marine mollusk, Turbo smaragdus.
- n. mineralogy A gemstone mineral (a variety of chalcedonic quartz) that has a lustre resembling the eye of a cat when cut en cabochon
- n. UK, New Zealand Any of a chain of reflecting studs used to demarcate traffic lanes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Min.) A variety of quartz or chalcedony, exhibiting opalescent reflections from within, like the eye of a cat. The name is given to other gems affording like effects, esp. the chrysoberyl.
- n. any of various gems (as chrysoberyl or chalcedony) that reflect light when cut in a rounded shape
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“The girl too had wisely stripped her cat's-eye jewelry, gifts of the tribe, and hidden it in a hastily scooped hole just by the tent rim.”
“She had enough to pay her way for two years with the credits Prauo had brought her and the cat's-eye the Quades had permitted her to keep.”
“Use the cat's-eye gem to buy passage back to Arzor.”
“Most of the pieces were cat's-eye items and had come from Arzor.”
“To a camp child a stone worth only a fraction of the value Logan had quoted on a green cat's-eye gem was still real riches.”
“He touched the leather thong still around his own neck, and turned it in his hands until the cat's-eye jewel strung on it was in his hand.”
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