from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Spasmodic winking caused by the involuntary contraction of an eyelid muscle.
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- n. A physiological condition characterized by recurring involuntary twitches or closing of the eyelids.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Spasm of the orbicular muscle of the eyelid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. spasm of the eyelid muscle resulting in closure of the eye
From Greek βλέφαρον ‘eyelid’ + spasm. (Wiktionary)