line of vision

line of vision n a straight line joining the fovea of the eye with the fixation point called also visual axis

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  • line of vision — noun an imaginary straight line along which an observer looks (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑line of sight • Hypernyms: ↑line * * * : a straight line joining the fovea of the eye with the fixation point * * * Ophthalm. a straight line that connects the fovea… …   Useful english dictionary

  • line of vision — N SING: usu with poss Your line of vision is the same as your line of sight. Any crack in a car windscreen always seems to be right in the driver s line of vision …   English dictionary

  • line of vision — the straight line along which an observer looks. → line …   English new terms dictionary

  • line of vision — Ophthalm. a straight line that connects the fovea centralis of an eye with the point on which the eye focuses. * * * …   Universalium

  • line of sight — n 1) a line from an observer s eye to a distant point 2) LINE OF VISION * * * a straight line from the center of the pupil to the object viewed …   Medical dictionary

  • line of sight — n. 1. an imaginary straight line joining the center of the eye of the observer with the object viewed 2. Radio TV the straight path from a transmitting antenna to the horizon, representing the normal range of high frequency wave propagation: Also …   English World dictionary

  • line of sight — noun an imaginary straight line along which an observer looks • Syn: ↑line of vision • Hypernyms: ↑line * * * 1. or line of sighting : a linear projection toward a target of the straight line obtained when the sights of a firearm are in perfect… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vision — noun 1 ability to see ADJECTIVE ▪ 20/20, excellent, perfect ▪ The eye test shows she has perfect vision. ▪ normal ▪ clear, sharp …   Collocations dictionary

  • line — line1 [ laın ] noun *** ▸ 1 long thin mark ▸ 2 edge showing shape ▸ 3 border/limit ▸ 4 telephone connection ▸ 5 row of people/things ▸ 6 part of railroad system ▸ 7 transportation company ▸ 8 way of thinking/talking ▸ 9 series of words ▸ 10… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • line — I UK [laɪn] / US noun Word forms line : singular line plural lines *** 1) [countable] a long thin mark on the surface of something Draw a straight line. Each horizontal line on the graph represents fifteen minutes. a) a long thin mark on the… …   English dictionary

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