double vision

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n double vision visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects "diplopia often disappears when one eye is covered"
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Usage

In literature:

It was like a double vision of light and darkness that, while contrasting, neither assimilated nor harmonized.
"The Leavenworth Case" by Anna Katherine Green
Then only the enormous double-vision of sky and sea.
"Two Years in the French West Indies" by Lafcadio Hearn
The sky appears to recede, and the vision possesses double power.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
A double mental vision is as fundamental in human nature as the double necessity for air and light.
"The Art Of The Moving Picture" by Vachel Lindsay
For death of infant-phenomenon, double-beam lasting two minutes; supplementary allowance for angelic vision subsequent to same.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, May 9, 1917" by Various
Strange faculty of double existence and of vision!
"Letters of a Soldier" by Anonymous
This double vision is often, however, the result of stomach derangement.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
He adjusted the double periscope so that his vision was clear.
"The Bramble Bush" by Gordon Randall Garrett
For Christ had the double vision of the sculptor.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
Miss Arabella rubbed her eyes, and wondered, in dismay, if she had been gifted with a new kind of double vision.
"Treasure Valley" by Marian Keith
She opened her eyes; for an instant the vision of the young telepath hung in the air over her couch like a ghostly double exposure.
"The Passenger" by Kenneth Harmon
That double vision, the acceptance of a general good together with the possibility of extreme ill to the individual, puzzled him.
"The Bright Shawl" by Joseph Hergesheimer
The area of double vision extended from the limit of the right visual field to about 20 deg.
"Schweigger on Squint" by C. Schweigger
The double interpretation is more readily accomplished by monocular than by binocular vision.
"Visual Illusions" by Matthew Luckiesh
The personification and nomenclature of these double visions of his seem to suggest the genesis of this mythology.
"William Blake" by Irene Langridge
Imagining that nothing short of a vision of Partridge grilling on the main switch would meet his gaze, Peter doubled to the wireless-cabin.
"The Wireless Officer" by Percy F. Westerman
Cleopatra, leaning upon Charmion, passed swiftly, like a gleaming vision, between a double line of lantern-bearing slaves.
"One of Cleopatra's Nights and Other Fantastic Romances" by Thophile Gautier
The width of vision that we may thus attain to will have a double effect.
"Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther" by Walter Adeney
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In poetry:

Is Friendship, then, an empty dream—
A phantom in disguise—
A vision only to be seen
By those of double eyes?
"Friendship" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
Where a twin sky but just before
Deepened, and double swallows skimmed,
And from a visionary shore
Hung visioned trees, that more and more
Grew dusk as those above were dimmed.
"An Invitation" by James Russell Lowell
Men are seen, with anxious care,
"Building castles in the air,"
With an interest double;
But their fancied visions bright,
By experience brought to light,
Are but one great bubble.
"On Bubbles" by Benjamin Cutler Clark

In news:

Win Win, ' Double Vision ' – Album Premiere.
Stock market's double vision : new iPhone, weak economy.
TV's double vision : When 1 screen isn't enough.
After seeing the 2010 snowmobile line-up from Arctic Cat, Stan Checketts had a vision—a double vision .
A 15-year-old boy was seen at the neurology outpatient clinic in December, 1996, complaining of attacks of thick tongue and double vision during the previous 3 weeks.
Double vision over Libya.
Drooping eyelids , double vision or dryness of the eye are possible side effects, but occur rarely and will subside as the injection wears off.
Stroke symptoms can include, but are not limited to, double vision, slurred speech,weakness on one side of the body or difficulty walking.
The leading symptoms are unilateral proptosis with ophthalmalgia, double vision or decreased acuity, a palpable mass in the superior medial aspect of the orbit or medial canthus with the fronto-ethmoidal mucoceles , and headaches.
ATL Twins Get Weird In Double Vision.
Chemotherapy damaged one of my eyes, leaving me with double vision.
The vision-guided robotic in-feed system has helped the coffee roasters double its green bean in-feed rate.
Stallions are ready to see Double Vision.
Bertha McCoy of Crowley and Craig Garrett of Franklin were united in holy matrimony during a double ring ceremony at the New Vision Ministry Church in Crowley on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at three o'clock in the afternoon.
Are you suffering from double vision in your IT.
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