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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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