field of vision

noun phrase

Examples of field of vision in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The person’s field of vision, however, may appear stable. Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi, Discover Magazine, 28 Oct. 2023 When the wire touched the patient’s retina and delivered a minuscule jolt of electric current, the man reported a spot of light in his pitch-black field of vision. Eliza Strickland, IEEE Spectrum, 15 Feb. 2022 But the compact displays of smartphones mean that your device may be outside your immediate field of vision despite being mounted on the dashboard. Stack Commerce, Popular Science, 1 Nov. 2023 On Saturday, Pam appeared in Becky’s field of vision. IEEE Spectrum, 29 May 2014 Insects use a technique called optical flow, based on the apparent speed of objects passing by in their field of vision. IEEE Spectrum, 12 Jan. 2016 Their ability to offer an expansive, bright field of vision has made LED headlight bulbs a favorite of drivers, especially those in rural areas. Katherine Keeler, Car and Driver, 31 Aug. 2023 That was a sea of people, stretching out beyond your field of vision. Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 10 Aug. 2023 Unfortunately, about four months ago I was discovered to have a torn retina; for a while the floaters zoomed in my field of vision like fleeing birds. The New York Times Elaine Chen Emily Anthes, New York Times, 18 May 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of field of vision was in 1862

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“Field of vision.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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