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, pl.


(glō'bŭs, -bī),
1. A round body; ball.
Synonym(s): globe


(glōb) [Fr. globe, fr L. globus, ball, sphere, globe]
1. A ball or sphere.
2. The eyeball.


see globus.

optic globe
see eyeball.

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Q. How to get rid of puffy eyes? After partying all night, I woke up with puffy eyes. I have an important appointment today, how can I get rid of it?

A. I found a website with tricks on how to get rid of puffy eyes:

Q. What age does eye sight stabilizes? I was just wondering at what age does your eye sight usually level off and stop getting worse? Any ideas much appreciated!

A. It will stabilize in a few years-age of 26-27.That is the average age people perform lasik surgery.
It is also the age the eye is fully grown.
Don't worry it will not get much worse maybe about -0,75.
Take care

Q. What Causes Dry Eyes? I have been suffering from eye dryness lately, what causes this situation?

A. Dry eyes are often caused when the lacrimal gland does not produce sufficient tears to keep the entire conjunctiva and cornea, that are normally covered by a complete layer of tear film. This usually occurs in people who are otherwise healthy. Increased age is associated with decreased tearing. if it causes you real discomfort talk to a doctor.

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Global Village, in association with Hamdan Bin Mohammad Heritage Centre, also hosted a number of Emirati bands who performed folk dances at locations across the park and on its main cultural stage.
All funfair rides at Dubai's Global Village have been suspended until further notice following an accident in which a visitor died.
Global Village closed yesterday after welcoming over five million visitors.
Khaleej Times was also the official media partner of Global Village.
The launch of the two routes to Global Village aims to encourage visitors to use mass transportation as the park is considered one of the most important tourist and entertainment destinations in the emirate.
It was a merry weekend at the busy park of Global Village.
Another big advantage is the support I've received from NCD and Global Village Systems.
Dubai His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, ordered the six-day extension on Thursday to provide more people and tourists, especially those coming from GCC countries, the opportunity to visit Global Village.
Summary: Global Village, member of Tatweer Dubai, is considered as the prime tourism destination at the heart of Dubailand because of its ingenious concept of blending culture and entertainment
New Global Village products are expected to include dialup modems with the new V.
Select pavilions at Global Village are selling a wide variety of authentic foods from their countries around the world for visitors to try.
Dubai Police are looking for the parents of an undentified three-month-old baby girl who was found abandoned at Global Village on Thursday night, police said yesterday.

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