the ability of an observer to judge the spatial relationships of objects, especially their relative distance from the observer and from one another.
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How to use depth perception in a sentence
The lack of depth perception from having only one good eye sent me tumbling over frequently, and I soon resigned myself to falling onto my back, thinking it was the fastest way down, with the least amount of fuss.
As a paraeducator led a student in a wheelchair outside, Contreras followed, walking next to one of her best friends, a student who lacks depth perception.
She underwent two surgeries in an attempt to save her vision and now struggles with mundane tasks like pouring a cup of juice or walking up and down the stairs because of her skewed depth perception.‘It Was All Worth It.’ After Being Injured and Arrested by Police, These George Floyd Protesters Now Feel Vindicated | Melissa Chan | April 21, 2021 | Time
Because all the heli-skiing and flying in Alaska happens above treeline, and often there are no trees at all, your depth perception goes to hell in the flat light—pilots often experience vertigo in such situations.
Perhaps aided by improved depth perception in the smaller arenas, Rondo — a 29 percent postseason shooter from three before this year — shot closer to 40 percent on three tries a game this postseason.LeBron And AD Are The Heroes. But The Sum Of This Lakers Club Was More Than Its Superstar Parts. | Chris Herring (email@example.com) | October 12, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight