visual sense

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Noun1.visual sense - the ability to seevisual sense - the ability to see; the visual faculty
visual system - the sensory system for vision
sense modality, sensory system, modality - a particular sense
exteroception - sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
stigmatism - normal eyesight
achromatic vision - vision using the rods
acuity, sharp-sightedness, visual acuity - sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)
binocular vision - vision involving the use of both eyes
central vision - vision using the fovea and parafovea; the middle part of the visual field
chromatic vision, color vision, trichromacy - the normal ability to see colors
distance vision - vision for objects that a 20 feet or more from the viewer
eyesight, sightedness, seeing - normal use of the faculty of vision
monocular vision - vision with only one eye
near vision - vision for objects 2 feet or closer to the viewer
night vision, night-sight, scotopic vision, twilight vision - the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)
daylight vision, photopic vision - normal vision in daylight; vision with sufficient illumination that the cones are active and hue is perceived
peripheral vision - vision at the edges of the visual field using only the periphery of the retina
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Debut novelist Collins has a career as a production supervisor in the London film industry, and her visual sense is evident in many scenes.
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Far from forming literal theoretical models, Aycock's sculptures seem to combine seemingly disjointed ideas together intuitively into forms that make visual sense.
The movie has strong content and also shows director Steve McQueen's powerful visual sense.
Wanting his youngsters to better express themselves in a visual sense, Ken developed a lesson to achieve this goal.
Columbo and her team, including designer Anna Louizos, with her sliding doors-style set, and lighting designer Nick Richings, have a strong visual sense.
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