far-point

[ fahr-point ]

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

Origin of far-point

1
First recorded in 1875–80

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How to use far-point in a sentence

  • From that point he could not see into Chastel, but a deep solemn note came from a far point to the east.

    The Hosts of the Air | Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The rest of you wait here while Hal and I slip round to that far point, where we can get close to them without being discovered.

  • Out upon the far point of this nearer sandy ridge was built the white shaft of the Sokennet Light.

  • She saw the empty cedar boat, bobbing on the little waves beyond the far point of Wild Goose Island.

  • From a far point in the west came a low sound which swelled gradually into a crash like thunder.

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