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tears

n. 1 (plural of tear English) 2 viscous streaks left on the inside of the glass when certain wines are swirled around before taste vb. (en-third-person singular of: tear)

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tears

n. the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears" [syn: crying, weeping]

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Tears

Tearing , lacrimation, or lachrymation, is the secretion of tears, which often serves to clean and lubricate the eyes in response to an irritation of the eyes. Tears formed through crying are associated with strong internal emotions, such as sorrow, elation, emotion, love, awe or pleasure. Laughing or yawning may also lead to the production of tears.

Tears (X Japan song)

"Tears" is the ninth single by the Japanese heavy metal band X Japan, released on November 10, 1993.

Tears (film)

Tears is a 2000 South Korean film directed by Im Sang-soo. It tells the story of 4 runaway teenagers in the Garibong-dong district of Seoul and their struggles to survive the tough streets.

Director Im had the idea for this film before he shot his first film, Girls' Night Out. He spent 5 months in the Garibong-dong district amongst the homeless runaway teenagers gaining their trust and learning their lives before putting pen to paper on the screenplay. It was shot on digital video to save production costs, and did not do well at the box office.

Tears (Fayray song)

"Tears" is Fayray's 7th single. It was released on July 26, 2000 and peaked at #11 in the charts. The song was used as the theme song for the Japanese TV drama "Friends". "Tears" is Fayray's best selling single to date.

Tears (The Crüxshadows album)

Tears is an EP by The Crüxshadows containing remixes of the single from their Wishfire album, along with original tracks.

Tears (Joseph Williams album)

Tears (2007) is part of a two album concept recorded by Joseph Williams, former lead singer of Toto, that contains 12 cover songs focused on the heartaches and ups and downs of relationships. Smiles is the other half of the album concept which contains more upbeat, joyful renditions of classic hit songs. In both albums, Williams' soulful, harmonious vocals is accompanied by David Harris on piano. Songs in Tears include main hit songs from popular artists including Elton John, James Taylor, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, and Smokey Robinson.

Tears (Ken Dodd song)

"Tears" ("Tears for Souvenirs") is a song written by lyricist Frank Capano and composer Billy Uhr, and was first recorded by Rudy Vallee in 1929. It was made famous in a version recorded by Ken Dodd, released as a single in 1965. It became a No. 1 hit in the UK Singles Chart, and the best-selling single of 1965. The song also reached number one on the Irish Singles Chart.

Although best known as a comedian, Ken Dodd was a prolific recording artist throughout the 1960s and most of his music recordings were serious, not comic. His debut single "Love is like a Violin" reached No. 8 in 1960. Between that and "Tears" he released nine further singles, several of which charted (though none of them made the top 20).

The single spent 24 weeks in total on the chart, with five of those at number 1. It sold over a million copies in the UK, becoming the biggest-selling single of 1965, and was the third- biggest selling single of the 1960s; it was the only non- Beatles song in the top 5. In 2002 it was listed as the UK's 19th-best selling single of all time, with sales of 1,521,000.

Bobby Vinton released a cover of the song in 1966. His version reached No. 59 on the Billboard Hot 100, while reaching No. 27 on the Billboard Easy Listening chart. In Canada, Vinton's version reached No. 24 on the " RPM Play Sheet" and No. 14 on RPMs "GMP Guide".

"Tears" was parodied in a section of the song "I'm Bored" by the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, on their album Gorilla (1967).

Tears (The Crocodiles album)

Tears is New Zealand pop group The Crocodiles's first album. Both the album and title track were released in April 1980. Both reached #17 on the New Zealand album and singles charts respectively that year. The band's second single, "Whatcha Gonna Do", however wasn't as successful, failing to chart. That year they won 'Best Group' and 'Most Promising Group' at the New Zealand Music Awards.

Tears (Paul Bley album)

Tears is a solo album by pianist Paul Bley recorded in France in 1983 and released on the French Owl label the following year.

Tears (Clean Bandit song)

"Tears" is a song by English electronic group Clean Bandit, featuring English singer Louisa Johnson. It was released on 27 May 2016.

Usage examples of "tears".

Her mother had been thrilled to tears when Queen Cyrilla had agreed to take Ashley on as one of her ladies-in-waiting.

He said, 'Don't shed tears over those already in the ground, until after you have brought vengeance to those who put them there.

She wiped at the tears and rocked back and forth a little as she cried.

She could feel her eyes burning and filling with tears, and had to clear her throat to finish the words.

She shed a few tears against his shoulder as he held her in his strong arms.

So she sat and watched him look at the fire as tears ran down her face.

The air was like ice on her face, making tears run from the corners of her eyes.

He let his horse and the one tethered to his saddle fall back to trail behind the Sister's once more as tears ran down his cheeks, feeling like ice on his skin.

She clenched the gold flower at her neck in one fist and Jedidiah's arm with her other as tears streamed down her face.

He touched the stick to the picture of Kahlan and then pulled his fingers down his cheeks, from the corners of his eye, like tears, then pointed north.

Lady Bevinvier broke down in tears, begging that the queen heed her words.

She was weary nearly to tears of it, at the way it seemed to go on without an end in sight.

Shards of glass sparkled in the sunlight, shimmering tears for the dead.

I'm sure that when it was done, he shed many tears for those of his people who were murdered.

She watched tears of happiness run down many a cheek as men leapt and shouted.