near vision

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n near vision vision for objects 2 feet or closer to the viewer
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Usage

In literature:

At first he was frightened at the vision, but at length consented to carry her to the church, which stands near the hill.
"The Science of Fairy Tales" by Edwin Sidney Hartland
Pilkington approached nearer to his friend, who was yet standing near the threshold, gazing intently on the vision before him.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)" by John Roby
She declared that in a vision she had seen him near our Lord; he was happy.
"Fasting Girls" by William Alexander Hammond
Their view is large as the vision of God, or as nearly so as is given to mortal eyes.
"Royal Edinburgh" by Margaret Oliphant
Dud and Bob had vision enough to see this and they were making plans to get a near-pedigreed bull.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
Towards this vision of vigor the victim seems to move and move, but never draw near.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 109, November, 1866" by Various
The many days of the vision of Daniel are now gone; the time is nearly up.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild
We have to use our eyes for near and far distant vision.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 647, May 26, 1888" by Various
His hands were nearly normal and his vision wasn't blurred.
"Bolden's Pets" by F. L. Wallace
Mary of Avenel next appeared, and (or it may have been fancy) near her floated the airy vision of the White Lady.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII No. 6 June 1848" by Various
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In poetry:

Cape Finisterre is drawing near,
Cape Finisterre is past;
Into the open ocean stream
She floats, the vision of a dream
Too beautiful to last.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 2. The Musician's Tale; The Ballad of Carmilhan - III." by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
These are the tones to brace and cheer
The lonely watcher of the fold,
When nights are dark, and foeman near,
When visions fade and hearts grow cold.
"St. Simon And St. Jude" by John Keble
And over the sea to his home he steers,
His long, long hunting o'er,
And "Lo!" he cries, "the light appears,
That ever my longing vision cheers
When I near my native shore."
"The Witch-Wife" by Cicely Fox Smith
"Ay, no mortal dare come near,"
Thinks Floronia with affright,
"Guarded all these gates are here,
Yet the vision comes in sight,
Sacred are these cloistered walls,
Vestal maids receive no calls.
"The Vestal Virgin" by Eloise Alberta Bibb
And if, at times, a gleam more mild
Would o'er his features stray,
When knelt the Widow near her Child,
And he tried with her to pray,
It lasted not for visions wild
Still scared good thoughts away.
"The Slave Dealer" by Thomas Pringle
And leaning down the ages, my dull ear,
Catching their slow-ascending harmonies,
I am uplift of them, and borne more near,
I feel within my flesh—laid pupa-wise—
A soul of worship, tho' of vision dim,
Which links me with wing-folded cherubim.
"A Chrysalis" by Emily Pfeiffer

In news:

Their eyes are rather large for their size, which makes their field of vision nearly a 360-degree view.
The researchers behind NETRA, which stands for Near-Eye Tool for Refractive Assessment, hope to make their eye-scanner device, which can be attached to a mobile phone, widely available in developing countries to help diagnose vision problems.
Superior near vision and reading speed compared to other presbyopia-correcting IOLs .
High-quality vision for near, far and intermediate distances, day or night.
She will share her visions of the near future and will answer questions and give messages from loved ones.
00 AM on 11/26, issued at 2:39 AM Alma, GA Baxley, GA Blackshear, GA Bristol, GA. Cornea Inlay Improves Near Vision in People With Presbyopia.
THE VISION A plant being built near Aiken, S.C. Would turn weapons-grade plutonium into a fuel called mox.
Pollard's Vision, a millionaire and four-time graded stakes winner, will enter stud at Wintergreen Stallion Station near Midway, Ky.
Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon has a vision for his hometown Hazleton that goes far beyond an empty school building near Fourth and Seybert streets that will soon be converted into a youth center.
When facing forward, horses have a nearly 180-degree field of vision.
While life expectancy is climbing nearly everywhere, so too are the number of years people will live with things like vision or hearing loss and mental health issues like depression.
While life expectancy is climbing nearly everywhere, so too are the number of years people will live with things like vision or hearing loss and mental health problems like depression.
The future of Holbrook's Petroglyph Park, located near the Hidden Cove Golf Course, became clearer July 21 as interested parties gathered to focus on a timeline and a vision of the park.
Smell-O-Vision is coming to a computer near you.
He has dropped by rope from helicopters near the peak using night vision, slogged through whiteouts and climbed into crevasses.
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In science:

Nearly all computer vision tasks can be easily reformulated as special techniques for image compression.
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision
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