stenopeic


stenopeic
adj. having a small opening, having a narrow slit

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • stenopeic — /sten euh pee ik/, adj. 1. pertaining to or containing a narrow slit or minute opening: a stenopeic device to aid vision after eye surgery. n. 2. a device, as of wood, metal, or cardboard, with a narrow horizontal slit, worn over the eyes for… …   Universalium

  • stenopeic — adjective see stenopaic * * * /sten euh pee ik/, adj. 1. pertaining to or containing a narrow slit or minute opening: a stenopeic device to aid vision after eye surgery. n. 2. a device, as of wood, metal, or cardboard, with a narrow horizontal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stenopeic — steno·pe·ic (sten″o peґik) [sten + Gr. opē opening] having a narrow slit or opening …   Medical dictionary

  • stenopeic — steno·pe·ic …   English syllables

  • stenopeic, stenopaic — Provided with a narrow opening or slit, as in s. spectacles. [steno + G. ope, opening] …   Medical dictionary

  • stenopeic disk — an opaque disk having a narrow slit; used for testing for astigmatism …   Medical dictionary

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  • Pinhole glasses — Pinhole glasses, also known as stenopeic glasses, are eyeglasses with a series of pinhole sized perforations filling an opaque sheet of plastic in place of each lens. Similar to the workings of a pinhole camera, each perforation allows only a… …   Wikipedia

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