- blind spot 1864, "spot within one's range of vision where yet one cannot see." Of flaws in the eye, from 1872; figurative sense in use by 1907.
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Blind spot — can refer to: *In ophthalmology, **Scotoma, an obscuration of the visual field **Optic disc, also known as the anatomical blind spot, the specific region of the retina where the optic nerve and blood vessels pass through to connect to the back of … Wikipedia
blind spot — blind spots 1) N COUNT If you say that someone has a blind spot about something, you mean that they seem to be unable to understand it or to see how important it is. British judges have a complete blind spot when confronted by evidence which… … English dictionary
Blind spot — Blind Blind, a. [AS.; akin to D., G., OS., Sw., & Dan. blind, Icel. blindr, Goth. blinds; of uncertain origin.] 1. Destitute of the sense of seeing, either by natural defect or by deprivation; without sight. [1913 Webster] He that is strucken… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Blind Spot — est un téléfilm américain de Michael Toshiyuki Uno diffusé en 1993 aux États Unis. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 … Wikipédia en Français
blind spot — n 1.) something that you are unable or unwilling to understand ▪ I have a blind spot where computers are concerned. 2.) the part of the road that you cannot see when you are driving a car 3.) the point in your eye where the nerve enters, which is … Dictionary of contemporary English
blind spot — blind ,spot noun count 1. ) an area that you cannot see, especially in your mirror when you are driving 2. ) a subject that you do not understand well, often because you do not want to know or admit the truth about it: She s always had a blind… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
blind spot — blind′ spot n. 1) oph a small area of the retina, where it continues to the optic nerve, that is insensitive to light 2) an area about which one is uninformed or unappreciative • Etymology: 1860–65 … From formal English to slang
blind spot — ► NOUN 1) Anatomy the point of entry of the optic nerve on the retina, insensitive to light. 2) an area where a person s view is obstructed. 3) an area in which a person lacks understanding or impartiality. 4) a point within the normal range of a … English terms dictionary
blind spot — n. 1. the small area, insensitive to light, in the retina of the eye where the optic nerve enters 2. an area where vision is hindered or obscured 3. a prejudice, or area of ignorance, that one has but is often unaware of 4. an area where radio… … English World dictionary
blind spot — Also known as Mariotte s spot, physiological scotoma, physiological blind spot, and punctum caecum. All five terms are used to denote the physiological hole existing in each monocular field of vision that corresponds morphologically with the… … Dictionary of Hallucinations