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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Direct visual contact with another's eyes: "He managed to say hello to 12 people in five seconds without making eye contact with a single one” ( Village Voice).

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  • n. The condition or action of looking at another human or animal in the eye.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a meeting of the eyes between two people that expresses meaningful nonverbal communication
  • n. contact that occurs when two people look directly at each other

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