line of vision

noun phrase

: the area in front of one's eyes
The pole was right in my line of vision.

Examples of line of vision in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Don’t approach the wildcat, instead, back away slowly to keep them in your line of vision. The Arizona Republic, 25 Jan. 2024 Witness accounts vary, lawyers say, in part because Neely was not in the direct line of vision of all passengers on the crowded car that morning. USA TODAY, 18 Jan. 2024 Napoleon also had a weird thing about people using coasters in his home, even though the coffee table was all scuffed up from Napoleon standing on it all the time to stay in your line of vision. Graham Techler, The New Yorker, 1 Dec. 2023 Her favorite part of the Aurora ride is the ‘snail badge’ To the Aurora driver, badges pop onto the screen to detect whether a pedestrian, vehicle or object is in the truck’s line of vision. Alexandra Skores, Dallas News, 29 June 2023 Having the door in your line of vision is said to be protective and also awaken creativity, since your energy is not blocked. Yelena Moroz Alpert, House Beautiful, 20 June 2023 And soon Sadie and Sawyer are hearing strange noises at night, catching fleeting glimpses of something just out of their line of vision. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 25 May 2023 The sliding levers for the heater's fan speed and temperature, located on the center console between the seats, are out of your line of vision. Rich Ceppos, Car and Driver, 7 May 2023 This function allows users to scroll through the remaining data and keep headers or important columns in their line of vision. Clare Mulroy, USA TODAY, 25 Apr. 2023

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“Line of vision.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

line of vision

: a straight line joining the fovea of the eye with the fixation point

called also visual axis

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