eye chart
noun Date: 1943 a chart read at a fixed distance for purposes of testing sight; especially one with rows of letters or objects of decreasing size

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  • eye chart — eye′ chart n. cvb oph a chart for testing vision, usu. containing letters in rows of decreasing size to be read at a fixed distance • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • eye chart — n. a chart used to test vision from a specified distance: it consists typically of rows of letters of decreasing size …   English World dictionary

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  • eye chart — noun a chart that is read from a fixed distance; used as a test of vision • Hypernyms: ↑chart * * * noun : a chart that is read at a fixed distance for purposes of testing sight ; especially : one with rows of letters or objects of decreasing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • eye chart — noun a sign or poster showing letters or symbols in progressively smaller lines of type, used to test distance vision The doctor said I needed glasses after I failed to read past the fourth line on the eye chart …   Wiktionary

  • eye chart — Ophthalm. a chart for testing vision, typically containing letters, symbols, or pictures in rows of decreasing size that are to be read or identified at a fixed distance. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • Eye chart test — This test measures how well you see at various distances. The eye chart itself the usual one is called Snellen s chart is imprinted with block letters that line by line decrease in size, corresponding to the distance at which that line of letters …   Medical dictionary

  • Eye chart, Snellen's — The familiar eye chart used to measure how well you see at various distances. Snellen s chart is imprinted with block letters that line by line decrease in size, corresponding to the distance at which that line of letters is normally visible. The …   Medical dictionary

  • Tibetan eye chart — The Tibetan eye chart is a tool created by Tibetan monks. According to them, it can be used to train the muscles and nerves of the optical system, correcting visual problems.Fact|date=March 2008ee also*Bates Method *Eye chart External links *… …   Wikipedia

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