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far-point

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/ ˈfɑrˌpɔɪnt /
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noun Ophthalmology.

the point farthest from the eye at which an object is clearly focused on the retina when accommodation of the eye is completely relaxed.

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Origin of far-point

First recorded in 1875–80
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far point

n.

The farthest point at which an object can be seen distinctly by the eye.
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