saccade

Definitions of saccade
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n an abrupt spasmodic movement

Synonyms:
jerk, jerking, jolt
Type of:
motility, motion, move, movement
a change of position that does not entail a change of location

n a rapid, jerky movement of the eyes between positions of rest

Type of:
eye movement
the movement of the eyes

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