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Definition of Vision

Vision
Vision Vi"sion, n. [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. ? to see, ? I know, and E. wit. See Wit, v., and cf. Advice, Clairvoyant, Envy, Evident, Provide, Revise, Survey, View, Visage, Visit.] 1. The act of seeing external objects; actual sight. Faith here is turned into vision there. --Hammond. 2. (Physiol.) The faculty of seeing; sight; one of the five senses, by which colors and the physical qualities of external objects are appreciated as a result of the stimulating action of light on the sensitive retina, an expansion of the optic nerve. 3. That which is seen; an object of sight. --Shak. 4. Especially, that which is seen otherwise than by the ordinary sight, or the rational eye; a supernatural, prophetic, or imaginary sight; an apparition; a phantom; a specter; as, the visions of Isaiah. The baseless fabric of this vision. --Shak. No dreams, but visions strange. --Sir P. Sidney. 5. Hence, something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy. --Locke. Arc of vision (Astron.), the arc which measures the least distance from the sun at which, when the sun is below the horizon, a star or planet emerging from his rays becomes visible. Beatific vision (Theol.), the immediate sight of God in heaven. Direct vision (Opt.), vision when the image of the object falls directly on the yellow spot (see under Yellow); also, vision by means of rays which are not deviated from their original direction. Field of vision, field of view. See under Field. Indirect vision (Opt.), vision when the rays of light from an object fall upon the peripheral parts of the retina. Reflected vision, or Refracted vision, vision by rays reflected from mirrors, or refracted by lenses or prisms, respectively. Vision purple. (Physiol.) See Visual purple, under Visual.
Vision
Vision Vi"sion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Visioned; p. pr. & vb. n. Visioning.] To see in a vision; to dream. For them no visioned terrors daunt, Their nights no fancied specters haunt. --Sir W. Scott.

Meaning of Vision from wikipedia

- Vision or The Vision may refer to: Visual perception, the sense of sight Visual system, the physical mechanism of eyesight Computer vision, a field dealing...
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- WandaVision is an upcoming American web television miniseries created for Disney+ by Jac Schaeffer, based on the Marvel Comics characters Wanda Maximoff...
- Vision On was a British children's television programme, shown on BBC1 from 1964 to 1976 and designed specifically for children with hearing impairment...
- Computer vision is an interdisciplinary scientific field that deals with how computers can gain high-level understanding from digital images or videos...
- Night vision is the ability to see in low-light conditions. Whether by biological or technological means, night vision is made possible by a combination...
- Color vision is an ability of animals to perceive differences between light composed of different wavelengths (i.e., different spectral power distributions)...
- A Conflict of Visions is a book by Thomas Sowell. It was originally published in 1987; a revised edition appeared in 2007. Sowell's opening chapter attempts...
- Peripheral vision, or indirect vision, is vision as it occurs outside the point of fixation, i.e. away from the center of gaze. The vast majority of the...
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