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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.

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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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The suitcase is available at all Globe-trotter stores across India.
MADAGASCAR is the latest stop off for grumpy doc turned globe-trotter Martin Clunes It's a place he always wanted to visit - and come face-to-face with lemurs.
GLOBE-TROTTER Keke may be a busy babe, but she makes time for fun.
Following a successful spell with Sir Michael Stoute, Alkaased developed into a top-class globe-trotter for Luca Cumani, and besides the Japan Cup he also won Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud in 2005.
It transpires that the German officer has reinvented himself as power-hungry globe-trotter Sebastian Shaw, who intends to spark nuclear war between Russia and America aided by mutant sidekicks Emma Frost (January Jones), Azazel (Jason Flemyng) and Riptide (Alex Gonzalez).
Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN), a division of US-based online travel company, Expedia Inc (NASDAQ: EXPE), has entered into an agreement to power online hotel bookings for Globe-Trotter T&E, a Japan-based media company.
GLOBE-TROTTER: Jan Laden, pictured left on a trip to Monte Carlo, is set for yet another adventure, this time to Las Vegas, below
"After all," he said, "the globe-trotter pope was often compared to a star of mass entertainment." He'd also been a playwright and actor as a young man.
Another contender in the market is Globe-Trotter. Founded in 1897, Globe-Trotter has a history of making top-quality suitcases fit for royalty: Queen Elizabeth II packed her gowns and tiaras in Globe-Trotter luggage on her honeymoon.
GLOBE-TROTTER...Sir Frank Whittle Primary School Bike It Officer Andy Adkin holds a globe with a photo of Alastair Humphreys who cycled around the world LS230209bike-02.JPG
For these reasons, and because he wished to study our winter birds of passage, one of the few thousand Englishmen in India on a date and in a place which have no concern with this story, sacrificed all his self-respect and became--at enormous personal inconvenience--a Globe-trotter going to Jeypore, and leaving behind him for a while all that old and well-known life in which Commissioners and Deputy-Commissioners, Governors and Lieutenant-Governors, Aides-decamp, Colonels and their wives, Majors, Captains, and Subalterns after their kind move and rule and govern and squabble and fight and sell each other's horses and tell wicked stories of their neighbours.