blinker

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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
References in classic literature ?
The blinkers were adjusted again and he felt tranquillized, and repeating his childhood's prayer: 'Lord, receive me, receive me!' he felt not merely at ease, but thrilled and joyful.
The Blinker app transforms the used car market by guiding users through steps to complete their auto transactions from a smartphone.
The accident board recommended that in all high-altitude aircraft the blinker of the oxygen regulator be so placed in the cockpit as to allow the pilot to see it during all normal scanning of the instruments.
Wednesday are delighted that their FA-backed plea for FIFA to speed up hearing the Blinker case has paid off in time for today's match.
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.
"The blinkers didn't do any harm, he jumped much better today, certainly better than at Haydock."
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."
Just as the blinkers on a horse may blind the animal to pertinent information, so many members of the public, media figures, politicians, and even scientists themselves wear blinkers when it comes to a wide range of scientific issues, according to Pasternak (founding director of the Oxford International Biomedical Centre, UK).
Bradstock's wife Sara said: "He got a bit crowded at the start at Cheltenham then he nearly got brought down and I'm hoping the blinkers will help him worry less about the horses around him.
"If he handles the surface the blinkers might make a big difference at the end."
"Last year the blinkers brought about a lot of improve-men.
"We'll have the blinkers on him again and he has a nice weight and hopefully he can run a respectable race."
"He's got the blinkers on again and they made a big difference to him last year.
Gaselee said: "We put the blinkers on him as he was a bit sloppy at Lingfield last time.