Definition of Pupil. Meaning of Pupil. Synonyms of Pupil

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Definition of Pupil

Pupil
Pupil Pu"pil, n. [F. pupille, n. fem., L. pupilla the pupil of the eye, originally dim. of pupa a girl. See Puppet, and cf. Pupil a scholar.] (Anat.) The aperture in the iris; the sight, apple, or black of the eye. See the Note under Eye, and Iris. Pin-hole pupil (Med.), the pupil of the eye when so contracted (as it sometimes is in typhus, or opium poisoning) as to resemble a pin hole. --Dunglison.

Meaning of Pupil from wikipedia

- The pupil is a black hole located in the center of the iris of the eye that allows light to strike the retina. It appears black because light rays entering...
- Apt Pupil (1982) is a novella by Stephen King, originally published in the 1982 novella collection Different Seasons, subtitled "Summer of Corruption"...
- Apt Pupil is a 1998 American psychological thriller film based on the 1982 novella of the same name by Stephen King. The film was directed by Bryan Singer...
- Mydriasis is the dilation of the pupil, usually having a non-physiological cause, or sometimes a physiological pupillary response. Non-physiological causes...
- the pupil. The term comes from Ancient Gr**** μύειν (múein) 'to close the eyes'. The opposite condition, mydriasis, is the dilation of the pupil. Anisocoria...
- In an optical system, the entrance pupil is the optical image of the physical aperture stop, as 'seen' through the front (the object side) of the lens...
- A student teacher or prac teacher (practice teacher) is a college, university or graduate student who is teaching under the supervision of a certified...
- A pupil master ('pupilmaster' or 'pupil-master') or, in the case of a female barrister, 'pupil mistress' etc., is the former name given to an experienced...
- also known as a Marcus Gunn pupil, is a medical sign observed during the swinging-flashlight test whereupon the patient's pupils dilate when a bright light...
- The pupil function or aperture function describes how a light wave is affected upon transmission through an optical imaging system such as a camera, microscope...