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visual field

noun
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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Examples for visual field
  • In my case, that was writing and working in a creative, highly visual field.
  • Damage to his visual cortex resulted in complete blindness in one half of the visual field.
British Dictionary definitions for visual field

visual field

noun
1.
the whole extent of the image falling on the retina when the eye is fixating a given point in space
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visual field in Medicine

visual field n.
The area simultaneously visible to one eye without movement.

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visual field in Science
visual field  
The area that is visible to an immobile eye at a given time.
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