eye chart


noun

Ophthalmology. a chart for testing vision, typically containing letters, symbols, or pictures in rows of decreasing size that are to be read or identified at a fixed distance.

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Origin of eye chart

First recorded in 1940–45

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Medicine definitions for eye chart

eye chart

n.

A chart of letters and figures of various sizes, used to test visual acuity.

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