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glo·bus

, pl.

glo·bi

(glō'bŭs, -bī),
1. A round body; ball.
2.
Synonym(s): globe
[L.]

globe

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

globe

see globus.

optic globe
see eyeball.

Patient discussion about globe

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:
http://www.howtogetridofstuff.com/health/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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References in classic literature ?
Now, what is this portentous globe which nearly struck us?
Because its distance is known, and when we met it, we were exactly four thousand six hundred and fifty miles from the surface of the terrestrial globe.
That beats the express trains of the pitiful globe called the earth.
Her rays, no longer filtered through the vapory atmosphere of the terrestrial globe, shone through the glass, filling the air in the interior of the projectile with silvery reflections.
It was captain Nicholl who first recalled their attention to the vanishing globe.
They were rings of clouds placed concentrically round the terrestrial globe.
Indeed this was all they saw of the globe lost in the solar world, rising and setting to the great planets like a simple morning or evening star
True, it is somewhat excrementitious in its character, and there is no end to the heaps of liver, lights, and bowels, as if the globe were turned wrong side outward; but this suggests at least that Nature has some bowels, and there again is mother of humanity.
Then, there are two essays, one a history of globes and the other about their manufacture.
New Line's bash was a safe harbor for the night's big winner, ``Lord of the Rings' '' New Zealand director Peter Jackson, clutching one of the four Golden Globes his ``Return of the King'' received.
And the two most recent such winners--Tom Hanks for Philadelphia and Hilary Swank for Boys Don't Cry--both won Globes first.
During the seventeenth century, globes as political status symbols appeared in the major courts of Europe, growing to mammoth proportions and overwhelming the viewer rather than being taken in at a glance.