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any of various gems (as chrysoberyl or chalcedony) that reflect light when cut in a rounded shape

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When Ms Streep took to the stage to collect the Cecil B DeMille award honouring her contribution to the world of entertainment, this multi-award winner rocked a frame that was a smart combination of a rectangle and a cat's-eye, noticeable by the slight upsweep at the temples.
Based on the similarity of these complex micro-features to those described by Hanni and Weibel (1988) for heated cat's-eye zircon, it seems probable that the star effect in this specimen is also the result of a heating process.
When the pair are shown in bed together, it's from a cat's-eye view, with only two pairs of feet sticking out from under the covers.
Cat's-Eye View: People from inside, as well as outside, the tour bus are able to view adoptable cats as they play and frolic in spacious, glass-enclosed cabins.
Spectacles ranged from conservative to the avant-garde, from the now iconic cat's-eye style to the thick plastic frames popularised by Buddy Holly and John Lennon's wire-framed round eyes.
Chatoyant gems contain microscopic parallel-oriented fibrous structures or inclusions that scatter light and produce a cat's-eye effect.
But it's the cat's-eye shape that's making a big comeback.
Available Aerio and Aerio SX exterior colors range from racy red, electric yellow (SX only) and cat's-eye blue metallic to black onyx and silky silver metallic.
A CAT'S-eye that changes colour to match traffic lights is to be tried out on roads in Britain.
Too hip for designer shades, but tired of retro cat's-eye frames?