from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The farthest point at which an object can be seen distinctly by the eye.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The most distant point at which the eye can focus (usually infinity, but nearer for a myopic eye).
- n. The most distant point under consideration in any situation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. in ophthalmology, the farthest point at which objects are seen distinctly. In normal eyes the nearest point at which objects are seen distinctly; either with the two eyes together (binocular near point), or with each eye separately (monocular near point).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See point.
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