visual field

Origin of visual field

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby visual field Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use visual field in a sentence

  • The area of double vision extended from the limit of the right visual field to about 20° the other side of the middle line.

    Schweigger on Squint | C. Schweigger
  • A stick of red sealing wax drawn across the eye from right to left, appears at the periphery of the visual field to be black.

    Criminal Psychology | Hans Gross
  • This is one of the effects which depends upon the location in the visual field.

    Visual Illusions | Matthew Luckiesh

British Dictionary definitions for visual field

visual field

  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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Scientific definitions for visual field

visual field

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

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