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  1. A fixed look; a look of eagerness, wonder, or admiration; a continued look of attention.
  2. (archaic): The object gazed on.
    verb (gaz, ing)
    1. (intransitive) To stare intently or earnestly.
    In fact, for Antonioni this gazing is probably the most fundamental of all cognitive activities ... (from Thinking in the Absence of Image)
    1. (transitive) (poetic) To stare at.
      • 1667: Strait toward Heav'n my wondring Eyes I turnd, / And gaz'd a while the ample Skie " John Milton, Paradise Lost (book VIII)
      Etymology: Origin uncertain.

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