line of vision


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line of vision

n
(Medicine) ophthalmol a straight line extending from the fovea centralis of the eye to an object on which the eye is focused. Also called: line of sight
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Noun1.line of vision - an imaginary straight line along which an observer looks
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
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That was all--there was no clear-cut horizontal line marking the dip of the globe below the line of vision.
We must have been struck squarely amidships, for I saw nothing, the strange steamboat having passed beyond my line of vision.
There was no one in sight to the left over a considerable expanse of roof-top, and to the right another building shut off his line of vision at about twenty feet.
Then I noticed there was a lady wearing a low, loose top in his line of vision.
Presumably the electrical conductors to his house are supported on poles, or laid underground, and no doubt he doesn't have any of those tall steel lattice pylons in his line of vision like many of us do.
Coun Ian Swithenbank said: "Not only are the adverts an eyesore, but in many cases they are a danger to other road users whose line of vision is being obstructed.
It is not uncommon for batsmen to walk away from a delivery if members of the crowd appear in their line of vision, but Johnson says the regularity with which it has happened during the Ashes indicates England is doing it for other reasons.
The vehicle is available with a head-up display, which helps the driver concentrate on what is happening on the road while displaying relevant information in the driver's line of vision.
Committee member Peter Douglas Osborn (Con, Weoley) said: "We are suggesting that people drive into the tunnel looking at advertising which is 25 degrees off their line of vision.
This allows our clients to put charts, tables, pivots, key performance indicators, and other critical data in the viewer's line of vision.
Not only did the Togo forward score his first goals of the season, and walk off with the match ball for the first time since his Au25 million move to the Blues in the summer of 2009, he also put himself firmly in Mancini's line of vision for the encounter with his old club.