HyperDic: acuity

English > 2 senses of the word acuity:
NOUNcognitionacuity, visual acuity, sharp-sightednesssharpness of vision
cognitionacuity, acuteness, sharpness, keennessa quick and penetrating intelligence
acuity > pronunciation
Soundsahkyuw'ahtiy
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English > acuity: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart).
Synonymsvisual acuity, sharp-sightedness
Narroweroxyopiaunusually acute vision
twenty-twenty, 20/20Normal visual acuity, as measured by the ability to read charts at a distance of 20 feet
Broadersight, vision, visual sense, visual modalityThe ability to see
Spanishacuidad, agudeza, agudeza visual
Catalanagudesa visual
English > acuity: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA quick and penetrating intelligence.
Synonymsacuteness, sharpness, keenness
Narrowersteel trapAn acute intelligence (an analogy based on the well-known sharpness of steel traps)
BroaderintelligenceThe ability to comprehend
Spanishacuidad, agudeza, vivacidad, viveza

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