loss+of+sight

  • 1 loss of sight — The deprivation of the use of one s eyes for any practical purpose. It has been held that an accident resulting in a ninety per cent loss of sight of both eyes was not a loss of sight where the loss could be reduced to fifty per cent by the use… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 2 loss of sight — inability to see, blindness …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3 entire loss of sight — The loss of ability to see or perceive objects with the eye or the loss which leaves no sight left for practical use, notwithstanding the ability to distinguish between light and dark, but not a condition where there is limited or partial vision …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 4 complete loss of sight — The absence of sight for practical purposes, even though there is sufficient response in the eyes to distinguish between light and dark. 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 151 3 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 5 entire loss of sight — In respect of one eye, or both, means substantial blindness, not necessarily absolute. See blindness …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 6 entire loss of sight — In respect of one eye, or both, means substantial blindness, not necessarily absolute. See blindness …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 7 Non-line-of-sight propagation — Non line of sight (NLOS) or near line of sight is a term used to describe radio transmission across a path that is partially obstructed, usually by a physical object in the innermost Fresnel zone. Many types of radio transmissions depend, to… …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 Line-of-sight propagation — refers to electro magnetic radiation including light emissions traveling in a straight line. The rays or waves are diffracted, refracted, reflected, or absorbed by atmosphere and obstructions with material and generally cannot travel over the… …

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  • 9 Sight — (s[imac]t), n. [OE. sight, si[thorn]t, siht, AS. siht, gesiht, gesih[eth], gesieh[eth], gesyh[eth]; akin to D. gezicht, G. sicht, gesicht, Dan. sigte, Sw. sigt, from the root of E. see. See {See}, v. t.] 1. The act of seeing; perception of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Sight draft — Sight Sight (s[imac]t), n. [OE. sight, si[thorn]t, siht, AS. siht, gesiht, gesih[eth], gesieh[eth], gesyh[eth]; akin to D. gezicht, G. sicht, gesicht, Dan. sigte, Sw. sigt, from the root of E. see. See {See}, v. t.] 1. The act of seeing;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 loss — is a generic and relative term. It signifies the act of losing or the thing lost; it is not a word of limited, hard and fast meaning and has been held synonymous with, or equivalent to, damage , damages , deprivation , detriment , injury , and… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 12 loss — is a generic and relative term. It signifies the act of losing or the thing lost; it is not a word of limited, hard and fast meaning and has been held synonymous with, or equivalent to, damage , damages , deprivation , detriment , injury , and… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 loss — [[t]lɒ̱s, AM lɔ͟ːs[/t]] ♦♦ losses 1) N VAR: usu with supp Loss is the fact of no longer having something or having less of it than before. ...loss of sight... The loss of income for the government is about $250 million a month. ...hair loss...… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 sight — The power to see. The faculty of vision. Act of seeing; perception of objects by the instrumentality of the eyes; view. Tracey v Standard Acci. Ins. Co. 119 Me 131, 109 A 490, 9 ALR 521, 529. A grand or spectacular view. Something worth seeing.… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 15 loss — noun Etymology: Middle English los, probably back formation from lost, past participle of losen to lose Date: 13th century 1. destruction, ruin 2. a. the act of losing possession ; deprivation < insured against loss or theft of property > < …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 loss — [ lɔs ] noun *** ▸ 1 no longer having something ▸ 2 having less than before ▸ 3 failure to win race etc. ▸ 4 money lost ▸ 5 death of someone ▸ 6 sadness from death/loss ▸ 7 disadvantage from loss ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount the state of not …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 sight — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 ability to see ⇨ See also ↑eyesight VERB + SIGHT ▪ have ▪ She has very little sight in her left eye. ▪ lose ▪ He s lost the sight of one eye …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 loss */*/*/ — UK [lɒs] / US [lɔs] noun Word forms loss : singular loss plural losses 1) [countable/uncountable] the state of no longer having something because it has been taken from you or destroyed It was an ancient car anyway, so it was no great loss. job… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 loss*/*/*/ — [lɒs] noun 1) [C/U] the state of no longer having something job losses[/ex] a loss of confidence[/ex] The loss of his sight was a severe blow.[/ex] 2) [C/U] the state of having less of something than before a new treatment for hair loss[/ex]… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 At sight — Sight Sight (s[imac]t), n. [OE. sight, si[thorn]t, siht, AS. siht, gesiht, gesih[eth], gesieh[eth], gesyh[eth]; akin to D. gezicht, G. sicht, gesicht, Dan. sigte, Sw. sigt, from the root of E. see. See {See}, v. t.] 1. The act of seeing;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English