visual field

Origin of visual field

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for visual field

visual field

noun
  1. the whole extent of the image falling on the retina when the eye is fixating a given point in space
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visual field in Medicine

visual field

n.
  1. The area simultaneously visible to one eye without movement.
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visual field in Science

visual field

  1. The area that is visible to an immobile eye at a given time.
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