[ neer-point ]
/ ˈnɪərˌpɔɪnt /

noun Ophthalmology.

the point nearest the eye at which an object is clearly focused on the retina when accommodation of the eye is at a maximum.
Compare far-point.

Origin of near-point

First recorded in 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019