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Eversion  n.  
The act of eversing; destruction.
The state of being turned back or outward; as, eversion of eyelids; ectropium.

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"Eversion" Quotes from Famous Books

... exposed, and the ears are drawn backwards; but the general appearance of the animal clearly shows that anger is not felt. Sir C. Bell[3] remarks "Dogs, in their expression of fondness, have a slight eversion of the lips, and grin and sniff amidst their gambols, in a way that resembles laughter." Some persons speak of the grin as a smile, but if it had been really a smile, we should see a similar, though more pronounced, movement of the lips and ears, when dogs utter their bark of joy; but this ...
— The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals • Charles Darwin

Words linked to "Eversion" :   attitude, inversion, position, movement, everting

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