Definition of Simple eye
1. Noun. An eye having a single lens.
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Literary usage of Simple eye
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1. Mores Catholici: Or, Ages of Faith by Kenelm Henry Digby (1894)
"You have a simple eye, who observe manual labor according to the rule; you have a simple eye, who, from uot living in the country, substitute other ..."
2. Elementary Text-book of Zoology by K[arl] Claus, F. G. Heathcote, Carl F. Claus (1884)
"The simple eye of Insects seems to have originated from the simple metamorphosis of part of the integument, beneath which are placed the end organs of the ..."
3. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"In the simple eye, which here forms the starting-point, we have an ocellus of specially simple structure. It has already been stated that the compound eye ..."
4. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"(b) A type of simple eye found in some Chilopoda, and in some Insect larvae (Dytiscus, etc. ... SECTION THROUGH THE simple eye OF A YOUNG DYTISCUS LARVA. ..."
5. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1881)
"(c) A type of simple eye found in the Arachnida, and apparently some Chilopoda, and forming the simple eyes of most Insects, which differs from type («) in ..."
6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"A description of the simple eye will be found in the article ANATOMY, vol. ip 777 tq. Optically, it consist) of a series of refractive media placed in front ..."