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eye chart

noun
1.
Ophthalmology. a chart for testing vision, typically containing letters, symbols, or pictures in rows of decreasing size that are to be read or identified at a fixed distance.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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Examples from the web for eye chart
  • The standard eye chart measures vision under conditions in which contrast is high.
  • According to him, he lied about his nearsightedness by memorizing the eye chart.
eye chart in Medicine

eye chart n.
A chart of letters and figures of various sizes, used to test visual acuity.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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