peripheral vision

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periph′eral vi′sion

all that is visible to the eye outside the central area of focus; side vision.
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Noun1.peripheral vision - vision at the edges of the visual field using only the periphery of the retina
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
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Or some apparition just floating around at the edge of your peripheral vision.
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