far-point

[ fahr-point ]
/ ˈfɑrˌpɔɪnt /

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.

Nearby words

  1. far-flung,
  2. far-gone,
  3. far-infrared radiation,
  4. far-off,
  5. far-out,
  6. far-reaching,
  7. far-seeing,
  8. far-sighted,
  9. farabeuf's triangle,
  10. farad

Compare near-point.

Origin of far-point

First recorded in 1875–80

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