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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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The fact that the older bearded man stands together with Ptolemy, facing him, with one holding a terrestrial globe and the other a celestial one, clearly suggests that the two are complementary Greek personalities who were equally appreciated in Renaissance times.
I drew the way wars can change the landmarks of the terrestrial globe and hurt human beings along with the pollution and the catastrophes of the nature," she told The Daily Star.
German geographer Martin Behaim made the earliest terrestrial globe that has survived.
Globes fall into two broad categories: terrestrial globes are spherical maps of the world; celestial globes use the earth as an imaginary centre of the universe to map out the stars in spherical form.
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.
5] Ptolemy mathematized geography, by treating the celestial and terrestrial globes as equivalent, applying the same grid system to each, and reaffirming the parallel belts or climates.
This pair of terrestrial globes is significant as it is the earliest printed English map to define the east coast of Australia, nearly 40 years before Cook.

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