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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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German geographer Martin Behaim made the earliest terrestrial globe that has survived.
The terrestrial globe shows us that the easternmost islands of the Salomonis are in the longitude of fully 220 degrees, reckoning said longitude from the meridian of the islands of Corvo and Flooris.
Highlights include the Waldseemuller replica made by the author, Molyneux's celestial globe whose depiction of the constellation Crux (the Southern Cross) is near the dedication to Elizabeth I, the very rare pocket globe of Moxon who in the 1650s reintroduced globe-making to England, the Coronelli terrestrial globe which carries a note within declaring it was made in Vienna in the mid eighteenth century, and how the rediscovery of Mercator gores in the later nineteenth century led to recognition that around forty sixteenth-century Mercator globes once thought entirely lost are now known to have survived.
18) This work, which describes a terrestrial globe, was the first in antiquity to propose the domination of earthly land masses (previously thought to be mere islands surrounded by a dominating sea) as well as the first to delineate the length and breadth of regions of the known world through the use of coordinates, or latitudes and longitudes.
A female figure embraces a terrestrial globe at her side and holds a celestial globe aloft [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 11 OMITTED].
Contract notice: didactic educational games, terrestrial globes & music, sports, and creative activities for schools and municipal childcare facilities and other services in the city of calais
He has has discovered his fair share of treasures along the way, including a pair of celestial and terrestrial globes which raised pounds 10,000 at auction which he found in a 1920s primary school in Bristol which was about to be demolished.
Many years ago, I remember seeing an analemma printed on the side of numerous terrestrial globes, usually in a blank area of the Pacific Ocean.

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