[ ou′gən ]
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A large mineral grain or grain cluster having the shape of an eye in cross-section and occurring in foliated metamorphic rocks such as schist and gneiss. Augens form when large mineral crystals are sheared and deformed during the process of metamorphism.
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aug., Auge, Augean, Augean stables, Augeas, augen, augend, auger, auger bit, Auger effect, auger-eyed
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How to use augen in a sentence
Later on a fold (Augen-falte) appears in this mass of tissue, in consequence of which it becomes divided into two parts.The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
Here are some pretty ones in various languages: "Nun guten ruh, die augen zu" (Now go to sleep, and shut your eyes).
Even in his youth, with cruel irony, he had had sung by a blind quartet the song, “Du hast die schnsten Augen.”The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
But as he was come before the towne of Augen in the moneth The earle of Flanders wounded.Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (3 of 12)|Raphael Holinshed
Die Augen sind weiter als der Bauch—The eyes are larger than the belly.