HyperDic: cataract

English > 2 senses of the word cataract:
NOUNstatecataractan eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye
objectcataracta large waterfall
cataract > pronunciation
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English > cataract: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye.
Narrowercortical cataractA cataract that affects the lens cortex
nuclear cataractA cataract that affects the nucleus of the lens
posterior subcapsular cataractA cataract in the rear of the lens capsule
Broadereye diseaseAny disease of the eye
Spanishcatarata
Catalancataracta
English > cataract: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA large waterfall; violent rush of water over a precipice.
Broaderwaterfall, fallsA steep descent of the water of a river
Spanishcatarata

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