American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A movable stalklike structure in certain crustaceans, such as crabs and shrimp, that bears an eye at the tip.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The stem or stalk upon which an eye is borne, as in the stalk-eyed crustaceans; the ophthalmite. See cut under stalk-eyed.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) One of the movable peduncles which, in the decapod Crustacea, bear the eyes at the tip.
“It was kind of laughable ... the eyestalk was a flashlight, lit bulb and all!)”
“There were many times when a hideous day (or month, or year) at the job felt a little better when I could look myself in the eye (using a mirror, as opposed to a prehensile eyestalk) and tell myself that at least I made my word quota.”
“Like in Doomsday, eye to eyestalk with the Dalek ... she said, Do you get that?”
“Infocult: keeping one eyestalk fixed on the economy as it shambles ever onward.”
“Daleks have an eyestalk which they use to view the world.”
“Robbins/eyestalk sequence seemed redundant to me and an excuse to drop in a heavily-storyboarded tension-builder before the inevitable denoument happens.”
“But in her mind's eye, she saw women with eyestalk hairdos walking into the coffee shop.”
“Their tentacles writhing in agitation, none of the police turnedso much as a wandering eyestalk in the lone Vssey's direction.”
“Ingvrau made an eyestalk gesture that Roger didn't comprehend.”
“One piece, the largest, sported three snakelike appendages and a slender eyestalk.”
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