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near-point

[neer-point] /ˈnɪərˌpɔɪnt/
noun, Ophthalmology
1.
the point nearest the eye at which an object is clearly focused on the retina when accommodation of the eye is at a maximum.
Compare far-point.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for near point

near point

noun
1.
(optics) the nearest point to the eye at which an object remains in focus
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near point in Medicine

near point n.
The nearest point of distinct vision.

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