Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Melithreptus lunulatus, a small species of honey-eater.
  • noun A sea-duck of the subfamily Fuligulinœ and genus Clangula; a garrot.
  • noun A fish, Hyodon chrysopsis, having a large eye with yellow iris. —
  • noun One of various neuropterous insects of the genus Chrysopa: so called in allusion to their golden or bronze-colored eyes. The larvæ are often called aphis-lions. Also called golden-eyed fly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A duck (Glaucionetta clangula), found in Northern Europe, Asia, and America. The American variety (var. Americana) is larger. Called whistler, garrot, gowdy, pied widgeon, whiteside, curre, and doucker. Barrow's golden-eye of America (Glaucionetta Islandica) is less common.

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

  • noun a variety of green lacewing
  • noun large-headed swift-flying diving duck of Arctic regions

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Examples

  • One winter day, in prowling along the beach, I approached the spot where a day or two before I had been shooting whistlers (golden-eye ducks) over decoys.

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  • OptiML Red-Eye uses embedded image processing automatically detects and corrects red- and golden-eye imperfections without the need for a PC or editing software.

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  • The CMC golden-eye team comprises 15 people who look primarily at HD services and evaluate video quality in six categories of digital defects on a scale of one to five (one being unwatchable and five being spectacular).

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  • In addition, Comcast is working to establish local golden-eye programs in at least two markets.

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  • My two dogs are part wolf … they have that golden-eye of the wolf and the sharp nose … those animals look very much like two of my best friends … plwalsh: I'm glad it wasn't just us who saw the poor editing.

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  • My two dogs are part wolf … they have that golden-eye of the wolf and the sharp nose … those animals look very much like two of my best friends … plwalsh: I'm glad it wasn't just us who saw the poor editing.

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