Definition of Eyewash

1. Noun. Lotion consisting of a solution used as a cleanser for the eyes.

Exact synonyms: Collyrium, Eye-lotion
Generic synonyms: Application, Lotion



Definition of Eyewash

1. n. See Eyewater.

Definition of Eyewash

1. Noun. (countable uncountable) A soothing medicated lotion for the eyes ¹

2. Noun. (uncountable slang) nonsense; flattery; pretentiousness. ¹

3. Noun. (uncountable slang) A means of creating a deceptively favourable impression of something or someone; something for appearance only. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eyewash

1. an eye lotion [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Eyewash

1. A soothing solution used for bathing the eye. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eyewash

eyestones
eyestrain
eyestrains
eyestring
eyestrings
eyestripe
eyestripes
eyet
eyeteeth
eyetooth
eyets
eyewall
eyewall mesovortex
eyewall mesovortices
eyewalls
eyewash (current term)
eyewashes
eyewater
eyewatering
eyewaters
eyewear
eyewink
eyewinker
eyewinkers
eyewinks
eyewitness
eyewitnessed
eyewitnesses
eyghen
eygre

Literary usage of Eyewash

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1. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, PT. 300-499, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Rinse cup with clean waten aften each use. (2) For eyewash products intended for use with a nozzle applicator. Flush the affected eye as needed, ..."

2. Income Opportunities in Special Forest Products: Self-Help Suggestions for by Margaret G. Thomas (1994)
"... and skin lotions—food flavoring Expectorant and flavoring agent Pharmaceutical—hypertension Foods and cosmetics—longevity herb Pharmaceutical—eyewash, ..."

3. NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards edited by Barry Leonard (1998)
"NR PROVIDE eyewash Quick drench. Table 3. — Personal protection and sanitation codes (Continued) Definition Code Workers whose clothing may have become ..."

4. Through Egypt in War-time by Martin Shaw Briggs (1918)
"... but a good deal of unpleasant criticism was avoided by an unusually liberal use of eyewash in all its most fascinating forms. On this side of the camp, ..."

5. My German Prisons: The Story of My Two and a Half Years of Captivity in by Horace Gray Gilliland (1919)
"It was all eyewash from the beginning to end — eyewash for the Americans. In so far as the latrines were concerned, they were no better. ..."

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