squint

Definitions:

  • To look with the eyes partly closed, as in bright sunlight.
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  • To look or glance sideways.
  • To look askance, as in disapproval.
  • To have an indirect reference or inclination.
  • To be affected with strabismus.
  • To cause to squint.
  • To close (the eyes) partly while looking.
  • The act or an instance of squinting.
  • None
  • A sideways glance.
  • A quick look or glance.
  • An oblique reference or inclination.
  • None
  • A hagioscope.
  • Looking obliquely or askance.
  • Squint-eyed.
  • Looking different ways; characterized by non-coincidence of the optic axes; affected with strabismus: said of eyes.
  • That looks or is directed obliquely; looking askance; indirect; oblique; sinister.
  • An affection of the eyes, consisting in non-coincidence of the optic axes; a squint eye; strabismus (which see).
  • An oblique or furtive look; a furtive glance; hence (colloquially), a leaning, an inclination: as, he had a decided <em>squint</em> toward democracy.
  • In <em>architecture</em>, an oblique opening through the walls of some old churches, usually having for its object to enable a person in the transepts or aisles to see the elevation of the host at the high altar.
  • To look askew, or with the eyes differently directed; look askance.
  • To be affected with strabismus.
  • To run or be directed obliquely; have an indirect reference or bearing.
  • To render squint or oblique; affect with strabismus.
  • To turn, cast, or direct obliquely.
  • Looking obliquely.
  • Looking askance.
  • To turn to an oblique position; to direct obliquely.
  • To cause to look with noncoincident optic axes.
  • The act or habit of squinting.
  • A want of coincidence of the axes of the eyes; strabismus.
  • Same as <er>Hagioscope</er>.
  • To see or look obliquely, asquint, or awry, or with a furtive glance.
  • To have the axes of the eyes not coincident; to be cross-eyed.
  • To deviate from a true line; to run obliquely.
  • To have an indirect bearing, reference, or implication; to have an allusion to, or inclination towards, something.
  • To look with the eyes partly closed.
  • To <xref>look</xref> with the <xref>eyes</xref> <xref>partly</xref> closed, as in <xref>bright</xref> <xref>sunlight</xref>, or as a threatening expression
  • To look or <xref>glance</xref> <xref>sideways</xref>
  • To look with, or have eyes that are <xref>turned</xref> in <xref>different</xref> <xref>directions</xref>; to suffer from <xref>strabismus</xref>.
  • To be not quite straight, off-centred. Most famous is the acclaimed "squinty" bridge in Glasgow. This term may be peculiarly Scottish.
  • An expression in which the eyes are partly closed.
  • The look of eyes which are turned in different directions, like in strabismus.
  • A <xref>quick</xref> or sideways glance.
  • A short <xref>look</xref>.
  • A <xref>hagioscope</xref>.
  • The angle by which the <xref>transmission</xref> signal is offset from the <xref>normal</xref> of a phased array <xref>antenna</xref>.
  • be cross-eyed; have a squint or strabismus
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