Friday, November 05, 2010
Definitions for saccade
- The movement of the eye when it makes a sudden change, as in reading.
- The act of checking a horse quickly with a single strong pull of the reins.
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Citations for saccade
He added the bill with a single saccade of his pulsing eyes.
I inject a milky white liquid into the IV line and watch my patient's eyes close in a slow, hypnotic saccade.
Origin of saccade
Saccade originally refers to horsemanship and begins as the Middle French saquer, "to pull violently."