Recent Examples of visual acuity from the Web
Eye pressure and visual acuity are checked, then the optometrist examines them.
Moonlight even sharpens the visual acuity of horseshoe crabs, which come ashore on certain nights to mate.
These measurements with 70 micron pixels confirmed our hopes that prosthetic visual acuity is limited by the pixel pitch [or the distance from the center of one pixel to the center of the next pixel].
One person lost visual acuity, or sharpness of vision.
That said, their daylight range is limited to roughly 300 feet compared with a human’s 3000-foot visual acuity, so that will have to improve.
Finally, in terms of visual acuity, dogs are generally thought to have 20/75 vision, as compared to humans’ typical best 20/20 vision.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'visual acuity.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of visual acuity
medical Definition of visual acuity
Learn More about visual acuity
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about visual acuity
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up visual acuity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).