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blind·sight

 (blīnd′sīt′)
n.
The ability of a blind person to sense the presence of a light source.

blindsight

(ˈblaɪndˌsaɪt)
n
(Psychology) the ability to respond to visual stimuli without having any conscious visual experience; it can occur after some forms of brain damage

blind•sight

(ˈblaɪndˌsaɪt)

n.
the ability of a blind person to sense accurately a light source or other visual stimulus.
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Carol O'Connell's 12th novel in the popular series, Blind Sight (Putnam, $27, 400 pages, ISBN 9780399184239), finds Mallory looking into the possible kidnapping of two rather unlikely abductees: an ex-hooker turned nun and a 12-year-old boy who has been blind since birth.
Freddie Owens (author); THEN LIKE THE BLIND MAN; Blind Sight Publications (Fiction: Literary) 15.
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