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double vision

noun
1.
Origin of double vision
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • It offered a double vision, the strongest dose of life that art could give, the strongest dose of art that life could give.

    The Tragic Muse Henry James
  • 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
  • That double vision, the acceptance of a general good together with the possibility of extreme ill to the individual, puzzled him.

    The Bright Shawl Joseph Hergesheimer
  • double vision with the eyes of the heart is a dangerous physiological state, and may lead to missteps and serious falls.

    Elsie Venner Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • double vision is produced, the eyes not being so controlled as to bring the image upon corresponding points of the retina.

    A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell
  • Cézanne saw the impossibility of producing a double vision by geometric rules, and approached the problem from another direction.

    Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright
  • Another defect of vision may be next noticed; namely, diplopia, or double vision.

  • It was like a double vision of light and darkness that, while contrasting, neither assimilated nor harmonized.

    The Leavenworth Case Anna Katherine Green
double vision in Medicine

double vision n.
A disorder of vision in which a single object appears double. Also called diplopia.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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