eye contact: Meaning and Definition of

eye' con"tact

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the act of looking directly into another's eyes: We never made eye contact at any time during the interview.
  2. a meeting of the eyes of two persons, regarded as a meaningful nonverbal form of communication.
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