far point

far point
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr point]
    • /fɑr pɔɪnt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr point]
    • /fɑr pɔɪnt/

Definitions of far point words

  • noun far point the point farthest from the eye at which an object is clearly focused on the retina when accommodation of the eye is completely relaxed. 1
  • noun far point the farthest point at which vision is distinct when the lens, muscles, etc. of the eye are relaxed 0
  • noun far point The most distant point at which the eye can focus (usually infinity, but nearer for a myopic eye). 0
  • noun far point (figuratively) The most distant point under consideration in any situation. 0

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Origin of far point

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80

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Parts of speech for Far point


far point popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

far point usage trend in Literature

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