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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?

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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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I HOPE Birmingham's globe-trotting council leader Mike Whitby has had time to catch up with the news since returning from the MIPIM property conference in Cannes last week.
Written by globe-trotting mahjong enthusiast Jelte Rep, The Great Mahjong Book: History, Lore, and Play is a thorough guide to the history and play of mahjong world wide--illustrated throughout in full color, which is particularly helpful when it displays sample mahjong the groups.
GLOBE-TROTTING Phoenix Reach bids to bounce back to form in today's Dubai Duty Free Arc Trial at Newbury before he goes off on his travels again.
Beyond globe-trotting anchors, Gibson insisted it was more important for news divisions to establish permanent foreign correspondents.
com / Have Fun, Will Travel: For the adventurous retiree or globe-trotting type, this passport cover is a handy addition to anyone's travel accessories.
by splashing the cash (taxpayers' cash) on globe-trotting.
Andrew Balding's globe-trotting Phoenix Reach failed to make the frame when coming home fifth in the Audemars Piguet QE II Cup at Sha Tin.
The globe-trotting presenter, awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours List, treated viewers to a glimpse of far-flung places in his show Whicker's World.
To make their getaways even more of a custom-designed treat, many travelers are joining concierge clubs that provide access to a variety of special requests for food, entertainment and services wherever globe-trotting members find themselves.
Dreams of the Solo Trapeze is the memoir of one man's amazing journey alongside trapeze artists Olga Sidorova, as he sees firsthand the globe-trotting experience of the Cirque du Soleil.
GLOBE-trotting Prince Andrew has had his foreign trips cancelled because of impending war in Iraq.
Maori cooking is one of the delights Marc Freden discovers when he goes in search of Welsh Down Under, his latest globe-trotting trip unearthing Welsh talent in far-away places.