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blinker

1. The turn signal in a vehicle. Hey, you turned two blocks ago, and your blinker's still on. Oops, I forgot to put my blinker before making that turn.
2. The eye. "Blinkers" is often used, in reference to both eyes. My blinkers are really dry today—got any eye drops?

blinkers

n. the eyes. As I opened my blinkers, guess who I saw?
See also: blinker
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Under Presidential Decree 96, sirens and blinkers can only be used on motor vehicles designated for official use of the following agencies and offices: Armed Forces of the Philippines, National Bureau of Investigation, Land Transportation Commission, Police Departments, Fire Departments, and hospital ambulances.
The law prohibits the 'use of siren, bell, horn, whistle, or other similar gadgets that produce exceptionally loud or startling sound, including dome lights, blinkers, and other similar signaling or flashing devices.'
After a 9lb rise, Solar Impulse meets the runnerup on 4lb worse terms, but, if the blinkers continue to galvanise, confirming his superiority should be straightforward.
Today the cheekpieces are replaced with blinkers and this 3m41/2f trip should prove an adequate test of stamina.
"The blinkers didn't do any harm, he jumped much better today, certainly better than at Haydock."
The champion trainer said: "I have declared Zarkandar in blinkers for the Aintree Hurdle.
Satish Seemar's Reynaldothewizard could provide the upset and Richard Mullen, who will be in the saddle tonight, said: "Obviously this is his stiffest task to date but he won well on Super Saturday and has been a revelation in the blinkers."
"We put blinkers on him the other day and Joseph (O'Brien) rode him in a canter and he said the horse felt more attentive with them on.
"We've always felt that he would want blinkers at some stage.
"Last year the blinkers brought about a lot of improve-men.
Wearing blinkers for the first time, Sanglote landed an 18-runner event by two lengths under top Flat jockey Seamie Heffernan.
Our Vic was his conqueror at Aintree and David Pipe's star also won the Ryanair at Cheltenham - victories credited to the application of blinkers, which will be on again at Kempton.
Petsport USA launches a new anodized colored aluminum version of Bling Bling Blinkers, with carabiners instead of snaphooks.
Perhaps even the Godfearing, good people were wearing blinkers and could not see that it was wrong.
Wearing blinkers for the first time, the six-year-old mare scooted to an easy victory in the hands of amateur rider Alan Berry.