Cataract

  • 1 Cataract — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Cataract Información personal Origen Zug,  Suiza …

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  • 2 Cataract — steht für Cataract (Band), Schweizer Band Cataract (Lied) Cataract (Wisconsin), Gemeinde in den Vereinigten Staaten Cataract (New South Wales), Ortschaft in Australien Siehe auch: Katarakt Cataract River …

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  • 3 Cataract — Pays d’origine  Suisse Genre musical Metalcore Années d activité 1998 présent Labels …

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  • 4 cataract — [kat′ə rakt΄] n. [ME cataracte, floodgate (of heaven), cataract (of the eye) < L cataracta, a waterfall, portcullis < Gr katarhaktēs < katarhassein, to dash down < kata , down + rhassein, to strike or ? arassein, to smite] 1. a large… …

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  • 5 Cataract — Cat a*ract, n. [L. cataracta, catarracles, a waterfall, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to break down; in the passive, to fall or rush down (of tumors) to burst; kata down + ? to break.] 1. A great fall of water over a precipice; a large waterfall. [1913… …

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  • 6 cataract — index spate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 cataract — (n.) early 15c., from L. cataracta waterfall, from Gk. katarhaktes waterfall, broken water; swooping, rushing down; portcullis, noun use of adjective from kata down (see CATA (Cf. cata )) + arhattein to strike hard. Its alternative sense in Latin …

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  • 8 cataract — n *flood, deluge, inundation, torrent, spate …

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  • 9 cataract — ► NOUN 1) a large waterfall. 2) a medical condition in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively opaque, resulting in blurred vision. ORIGIN Latin cataracta waterfall, floodgate , also portcullis (sense 2 probably being a figurative use of… …

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  • 10 Cataract — For other uses, see Cataract (disambiguation). Cataract Classification and external resources Magnified view of cataract in human eye, seen on examination with a slit lamp using diffuse illumination …

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  • 11 Cataract — A clouding of the lens of the eye. The normally clear aspirin sized lens of the eye starts to become cloudy. The result is much like smearing grease over the lens of a camera. It impairs normal vision. There are many causes of cataracts including …

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  • 12 cataract — n. any opacity in the lens of the eye that results in blurred vision. Cataracts may be congenital or acquired. The latter may be due to metabolic disease (such as diabetes), direct or indirect injury to the lens, or prolonged exposure of the eye… …

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  • 13 cataract — noun VERB + CATARACT ▪ have ▪ develop ▪ remove ▪ A cataract can be removed under local anaesthetic. ▪ prevent ▪ …

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  • 14 cataract — n. (med.) 1) to develop a cataract 2) to remove a cataract * * * [ kætərækt] (med.) to develop a cataract to remove a cataract …

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  • 15 cataract — cataractal, cataractous, adj. cataracted, adj. /kat euh rakt /, n. 1. a descent of water over a steep surface; a waterfall, esp. one of considerable size. 2. any furious rush or downpour of water; deluge. 3. Ophthalm. a. an abnormality of the eye …

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  • 16 cataract — [[t]kæ̱tərækt[/t]] cataracts 1) N COUNT: usu pl, N n Cataracts are layers over a person s eyes that prevent them from seeing properly. Cataracts usually develop because of old age or illness. In one study, light smokers were found to be more than …

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  • 17 cataract — UK [ˈkætərækt] / US [ˈkætəˌrækt] noun [countable] Word forms cataract : singular cataract plural cataracts 1) a medical condition affecting your eyes in which they become white and you gradually lose the ability to see 2) literary a large… …

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  • 18 Cataract —    The modern name for the rocky stone areas in the bed of the Nile that render navigation impossible. The First Cataract is situated just south of Elephantine, modern Aswan, and marks the original border between Egypt and Nubia. There are six… …

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  • 19 cataract — cat|a|ract [ˈkætərækt] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: cataracta waterfall, castle gate that drops from above , from Greek, from katarassein to strike down , from kata ( CATACLYSM) + arassein to strike ;] [Sense: 1; Origin: because a… …

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  • 20 cataract — noun the glistening cataract made a spectacular backdrop for our photo shoot Syn: waterfall, cascade, falls, rapids, white water …

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