acuity

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acuity

[ə′kyü·ə·dē]
(biology)
Sharpness of sense perception, as of vision or hearing.
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On closer inspection, the standardized canonical discriminant function coefficients (see Table 6), or standardized weights, indicated that near acuity, physical obstructions, and distance acuity were problems that contribute uniquely to the driving experiences of low-vision older adults.
Because the task is so dissimilar to distance acuity charts, reading acuity cannot be compared with, or predicted from, distance acuity.
To produce the three degraded VA levels, plus trial lenses were added to the goggles in values that were previously determined to be necessary to blur each participant's binocular distance acuity to the 20/40, 20/100, and 20/200 VA levels.