dry eye

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dry eye (countable and uncountable, plural dry eyes)

  1. (uncountable) An eye disease caused by decreased tear production; short for dry eye syndrome.
  2. (countable) An eye which is effected by this disease.
  3. (idiomatic) An eye which is not crying, i.e. someone emotionally unmoved.
    There wasn't a dry eye in the audience after her heart-wrenching performance.

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