eye of a hurricane

The region at the center of a hurricane about which the winds rotate, but which itself is relatively calm.


Nearby words

  1. eye doctor,
  2. eye dog,
  3. eye drops,
  4. eye for an eye, an,
  5. eye lens,
  6. eye of a needle,
  7. eye of day,
  8. eye opener, an,
  9. eye pillow,
  10. eye point

Note

Figuratively, the eye of a hurricane is the quiet center of a dispute or controversy.

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