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eyesight

[ ahy-sahyt ]
/ ˈaɪˌsaɪt /
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noun

the power or faculty of seeing.
the act or fact of seeing.
the range of the eye: to come within eyesight.

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Origin of eyesight

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200; see origin at eye, sight
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British Dictionary definitions for eyesight

eyesight
/ (ˈaɪˌsaɪt) /

noun

the ability to see; faculty of sight
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Medical definitions for eyesight

eyesight
[ īsīt′ ]

n.

The faculty of sight; vision.
Range of vision; view.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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