visual field


Origin:
1880–85

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

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