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loss

1. Electronics a measure of the power lost in an electrical system expressed as the ratio of or difference between the input power and the output power
2. at a loss at less than the cost of buying, producing, or maintaining (something)

loss

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(communications)
(engineering)
Power that is dissipated in a device or system without doing useful work. Also known as internal loss.

loss

(jargon)
Something (not a person) that loses; a situation in which something is losing. Emphatic forms include "moby loss", and "total loss", "complete loss". Common interjections are "What a loss!" and "What a moby loss!" Note that "moby loss" is OK even though **"moby loser" is not used; applied to an abstract noun, moby is simply a magnifier, whereas when applied to a person it implies substance and has positive connotations.

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The PMA submission sought market approval for the treatment of central vision loss due to advanced, irreversible forms of AMD.
AMD is a major cause of painless central vision loss and is a leading cause of blindness in people over 55.
Effect of depression on actual and perceived effects of reading rehabilitation for people with central vision loss.
The Macular Society operates a Skills for Seeing programme, which provides free one-to-one coaching in EV and SES through a growing network of volunteer trainers, many of whom have central vision loss (see Figure 3).
Mr Yang added: "These results mean that potentially people with wet AMD can become independent again and return to activities such as reading, shopping and hobbies that they may have been forced to give up due to central vision loss caused by wet AMD.
Within the past decade, researchers have introduced many promising treatment and prevention options in an attempt to minimize central vision loss due to AMD.
Myopic degeneration is an increasingly important global cause of permanent central vision loss for which there is no accepted treatment.
Instead of a rapid deterioration in vision, ending with profound central vision loss, most patients receiving anti-VEGF treatment are able to maintain their vision and sometimes some of their lost vision is restored.
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) is a group of inherited disorders characterized by a peripheral vision loss that can eventually lead to central vision loss.
Some of the groups looking for your support Macular Society Solihull & Shirley Support Groups Mrs Mary Barr Macular disease results in central vision loss and is the main cause of blindness in the UK.
Other vision problems include central vision loss, a complete loss of vision in one or both eyes, and 'higher' visual processing problems, in which the image is formed by the eye and transmitted to the brain, but cannot be interpreted properly.

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