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Blind spot   /blaɪnd spɑt/   Listen
Blind spot

noun
1.
A subject about which you are ignorant or prejudiced and fail to exercise good judgment.
2.
The point where the optic nerve enters the retina; not sensitive to light.  Synonyms: optic disc, optic disk.






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"Blind spot" Quotes from Famous Books



... were noted, the sense of smell returned, the swelling of the eyelid and proptosis decreased, but the upper lid could not be raised. When the lid was drawn up, there appeared to be vision at the margins of the field with a large central blind spot. The patient left for England at the end of ...
— Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 • George Henry Makins

... smell or a perfume, an electric spark or the colors of Geissler's tubes, a resonance with Helmholtz's reverberators, or the geometrical arrangement of fine dust on a metallic plate in vibration; the shape of a leaf or the contraction of a frog's muscle; the study of the blind spot in the eye or the rhythm of cardiac pulsation; all is equal and all is included; the eager and absorbing quest is the quest of truth. It is this which the new generation demands from science, not the oratorical ...
— Spontaneous Activity in Education • Maria Montessori



Words linked to "Blind spot" :   retina, topic, point, matter, subject, issue, optic disk



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