visual sense

Definitions of visual sense
  1. noun
    the ability to see; the visual faculty
    synonyms: sight, vision, visual modality
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    stigmatism
    normal eyesight
    achromatic vision
    vision using the rods
    acuity, sharp-sightedness, visual acuity
    sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)
    binocular vision
    vision involving the use of both eyes
    central vision
    vision using the fovea and parafovea; the middle part of the visual field
    chromatic vision, color vision, trichromacy
    the normal ability to see colors
    distance vision
    vision for objects that a 20 feet or more from the viewer
    eyesight, seeing, sightedness
    normal use of the faculty of vision
    monocular vision
    vision with only one eye
    near vision
    vision for objects 2 feet or closer to the viewer
    night vision, night-sight, scotopic vision, twilight vision
    the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)
    daylight vision, photopic vision
    normal vision in daylight; vision with sufficient illumination that the cones are active and hue is perceived
    peripheral vision
    vision at the edges of the visual field using only the periphery of the retina
    20/20, twenty-twenty
    normal visual acuity, as measured by the ability to read charts at a distance of 20 feet
    oxyopia
    unusually acute vision
    foveal vision
    vision with the fovea
    stereoscopic vision, stereoscopy
    three-dimensional vision produced by the fusion of two slightly different views of a scene on each retina
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    modality, sense modality, sensory system
    a particular sense
    exteroception
    sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
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